Regional Conference Details
Create Writing Connections
2013 Regional Conference
April 27, 2013
Don't miss our annual writing conference for readers, writers, teachers,
and librarians of children’s literature.
Karl Jones, editor from Grossett and Dunlap
Sara Megibow, agent with Nelson Literary Agency Miriam Forster
, debut author, City of a Thousand Dolls
with Harper Teen Anne Osterlund
, YA author of Aurelia
, Academy 7
, and Salvation
, illustrator of The Centaur
, The Devil with the Three Golden Hairs
, and more
, Content Director, State of Idaho, Department of Education
Sherry Dismuke, doctoral candidate, Boise State University, College of Education
, Professor, Boise State University, Department of Literacy
When and Where:
Book signing by authors: Friday, April 26, 2013, 7:00-9:00 pm at Rediscovered Bookshop, 180 N. 8th Street, in Boise.
Conference: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
Boise State University
1910 University Dr
Boise, ID 83725
Student Union Building
Conference Fees (includes lunch):
SCBWI member: $105
non-SCBWI member: $140
BSU student: $75
(Plus payment for in-service credit or tuition fee. See below for details.)
MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUES ARE NOW CLOSED. Manuscript excerpts of no more than 10 pages should be sent to: Neysa Jensen, 1809 North 7th St. Boise ID 83702. Deadline is March 16, 2013. No email submissions will be accepted. Do not staple or paperclip submissions. Do not include a synopsis or a cover letter. You will get a written critique from an editor or an agent and you will discuss your critique with that person for 15 minutes the day of the conference.)
The $75 student fee is in addition to credit or tuition fees. Register and pay for undergraduate (ED-LTCY 494-1070 Workshop) and graduate (ED-LTCY 594-1070 Workshop) credit on Broncoweb. Register and pay $60 for the in-service credit at the Friday, April 26 book signing at Rediscovered Bookshop.
Credit requirements for 1 credit undergraduate or graduate or in-service:
Attend and sign-in at the Friday night book signing at Rediscovered Bookshop from 7-9 pm.
Attend the 8:30 am credit meeting on Saturday at BSU in the Lookout Room.
Read and critique one book from each author or illustrator (Miriam Forster, Anne Osterlund, and Sherry Meidell).
Write a reflection paper.
Free Parking Instructions
Lincoln Parking Structure (main entrance to the parking structure is off Belmont St.)
Park in any space not designated by a sign.
Note your space number.
At a pay kiosk (available on each floor by the staircase and on the first floor in the lobby of the Northwest staircase), enter your space number, select pay by the hour, enter coupon code, 20137322.
Take the receipt. No need to place on dash.