Highlights from LA15

 

Here are some highlights from the fabulous 44th Annual SCBWI Summer Conference in Los Angeles.

Photos by Alan Baker

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Publisher extraordinaire Arthur Levine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Caldecott Winner Dan Santat

                                                           

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      The divine Mem Fox

 

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Laurent Linn teaches

 

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Art directors Cecilia Yung and Patti Ann Harris

                      

 

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Melissa Sweet gets a Golden Kite Award for Illustration

 

 

 

 

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SCBWI Staff

 

 

 

 

 

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Standing ovation for the keynotes

 

 

 

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Deborah Wiles accepts Golden Kite Award for Fiction

 

 

 

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Super agent Steve Malk

 

 

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The stellar Agents' Panel

 

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Lin addresses the crowd

 

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SCBWI Team Blog

 

 

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Jane O'Connor aka Fancy Nancy

 

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Varian Johnson accepts his standing ovation

 

 

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Molly Idle teaching!

 

 

 

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The Diversity Panel

 

 

 

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Dynamic duo Mike Curato and Brenda Bowen

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Editors' Panel

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The dapper Stephen Fraser on middle grade fiction

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Lee Wind receives Member of the Year

 

 

 

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The faculty loving every word

 

 

 

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Shannon Hale was a comedy wonder

 

 

 

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Too many standing ovations to count

 

 

 

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Kristy Dempsey receives Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Text

 

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Candace Fleming receives a Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction

 

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Paul Fleischman presenting the Sid Fleischman Award

 

 

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Michelle Knudsen accepts the Sid Fleischman Award for Humor

 

 

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Dan Yaccarino's touching keynote

 

 

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Jordan Brown gives great advice

 

 

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Kwame Alexander captures hearts and minds

 

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Marla Frazee and Ellen Hopkins signing autographs

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Dan Yaccarino and Linda Sue Park signing

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Kwame Alexander loves SCBWI