SCBWI Biennial Conference at The Hughenden Sydney, 29th June to 2nd July
This was the most successful Australian and New Zealand SCBWI Conference we have had with 5 of our writers and illustrators being signed by Jill Corcoran from the Herman Agency; 3 illustrators contracted by Scholastic Australia; and many authors and illustrators negotiatinng contracts for books.
Saturday night ont eh baby grand piano with a mego singalog and dance party.
led by writer Meredith Costain
Most of the major Australian publishers partcipated in panels, critiques and talks.
The Illustrators' Showcase had 33 publishers lookiubng at the illustrators work.
Many of Australia's and New Zealand's much loved authors and illustrators were on panels at the NSW Wrietrs centre
The Masterclasses run by Sarah Davis, Sheryl Clark, Nina Rycroft and Meredith Costain were totally full and wonderful.
For more details about the Conference log onto: www.scbwiaustralia.org
RA Australia East & New Zealand
Start planning now ...
dates for next year are 19 to 22 March 2012.
Put these dates in your diary and think about attending ...
TO find out more about Bologna book fair have a look at our official scbwi bologna website.
There are photos from the 2010 symposium and gathering and lots of additional information. It's only a year away now .....
Christopher will be attending.
2011 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition
Frane (our illustrator coordinator) has passed this note along to our illustrator members:
The SCBWI member deadline for submitting to the 2011 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition is November 26. This is great news for illustrators (the deadline for non-members was October).
You MUST also note that the envelope and the form must be marked SCBWI.
More information is here:
October 2010 Newsletter
By now all members should have received their October newsletter ... just in time for this month full of information from the LA Summer Conference and also our 3rd international conference held in Sydney in September. If you missed receiveing the newsletter then please drop Chris a note and it will be forwarded to you! Dont forget that the newsletter is a benefit of membership and is not to be forwarded to others.
The next newsletter will be the Christmas issue. if you have news for the memebrship to include in the newsletter then plese send it to Christopher
at any time.
have fun these final few moths of 2010.
LA SCBWI 38th Summer Conference Photos
Have you checked out the photos on our flickr site from the LA conferece.
You can see them at http://tinyurl.com/pz3ttr
We will also ahve reorts from our attending memebrs coming shortly.
LA 38th Conference
This has been a wonderful conference with four members from Australia attending as well ... lots of great talks, lots of fun, and many wonderful memories.
Christopher and Susanne look forward to seeing more of you here next year!
Our Flickr page with heaps of conference photos will soon be up - watch this space.
This is just a quick note before the LA conference that begins in just a few days ... Christopher and Susanne wil be there along with 4 members from Australia and also Frances Plumpton, our coordinator in new Zealand.
Watch for updates and news from Christopher or Susanne