Regional Conference Details
2013 SCBWI Midsouth Fall Conference
September 20-22, 2013
Embassy Suites-Cool Springs
820 Crescent Centre Dr.
Franklin, TN 37067
Click the link below for the 2013 Midsouth Fall Conference Brochure:
[2013 Midsouth Fall Conference Brochure.pdf]
To register, have your brochure selections and credit card handy and go to <www.2013MidsouthFallConference.ezregister.com>.
If you leave the computer during the registration process to retrieve a credit card, you might time out and your registration might be cancelled or lost from the site.
This charge will appear on your credit card statement as payment to PAYPAL *SCBWIMIDSOU or as PayPal EZregister.
Please do not cancel the payment when you notice that on your statement, or you would create havoc for both the Midsouth Region and for your credit card company!
New this year!
All paid pitch sessions, and critiques (manuscript, and/or portfolio) will only be available to current SCBWI members (any region and any level)!
The Fiction Manuscript Contest and Illustrator Contest are open to any conference attendee (not just SCBWI members)!
- 4 Pre-Conference Intensives offered on Friday - - One sold out!
- Pitch Sessions with Michael Bourret - Sold out!
- Face-to-Face or Written-Only Critiques (limited to SCBWI members only!)
- Portfolio Critiques - Sold out!
- Fiction Manuscript Contest in 3 Categories: PB, MG, YA (open to all conference attendees, not just SCBWI members)
[2013 Fiction Manuscript Contest guidelines.doc]
[2013 Fiction Ms. Contest FAQs.doc]
[2013 Fiction Ms. Contest, PB Ms. Sample 1.doc]
[2013 Fiction Ms. Contest, PB Ms. Sample 2-Verse style.doc]
[2013 Fiction Ms. Contest, MG Ms. Sample.doc]
[2013 Fiction Ms. Contest, YA Ms. Sample.doc]
- Illustrator Contest (open to all conference attendees, not just SCBWI members) [2013 Illustrator Contest Guidelines.doc]
- Portfolio Showcase [Portfolio Showcase Guidelines.pdf] (How to Build a Portfolio video - <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iExVZ7uF-kM> )
2013 Midsouth Fall Conference Faculty:
- Josh Adams - Agent, Adams Literary
- Jay Asher - Award-winning Author
- Bonnie Bader - Editor-in-Chief - Grosset & Dunlap
- Michael Bourret - Agent, Dystel & Goderich
- Jordan Brown - Editor, Waldon Pond Press & Balzer + Bray
- Lisa Cheng - Editor, Running Kids Press
- Susan Eaddy - Award-winning Illustrator/Author &
SCBWI Midsouth Illustrator Coordinator
- Beth Frerking - President, Tennessee Association of School Librarians
- Bethany Griffin - Award-winning Author
- Loraine Joyner - Art Director, Peachtree Publishers
- Kristin O'Donnell Tubb - Award-winning Author and SCBWI Midsouth
- Kristi Valiant - Award-winning Illustrator/Author and SCBWI Indiana