SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

 

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SCBWI New York Conference

February 10-12, 2023

 

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Portfolio drop-off for Portfolio Showcase participants
8:00pm – 9:00pm
Portfolio Browse for all attendees
Come browse the portfolios from the Portfolio Showcase!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11

8:00am – 8:15am
Welcome
Sarah Baker – SCBWI Executive Director
8:15am – 9:00am
Keynote
Marla Frazee – Author/Illustrator
9:30am – 12:00pm
Creative Labs – 12 Craft Intensives for Writers and Illustrators – Part One
(Click HERE for list.)
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Lunch – Participants are on their own
  • Spanish Language / International / Translators Social
1:00pm – 2:15pm
The Piranha Pit
A Live Marketing Plan Pitch-off
Come watch fellow attendees pitch their book marketing plans to a panel of marketing piranhas!
(Click HERE for more information.)
2:30pm – 5:00pm
Creative Labs – 12 Craft Intensives for Writers and Illustrators – Part Two
5:45pm – 7:00pm
Networking Dinner
7:30 – 9:00pm
Socials
  • LGBTQIA2S+ Social
  • Equity & Inclusion Social
  • GenNext Social
  • New Members & First-Time Attendee Social
  • Illustrators’ Social w/Portfolio Browse

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

8:00am – 8:15am
Welcome and Awards Presentation
Sarah Baker – SCBWI Executive Director
8:15am – 9:30am
Panel: The Outlook for Children’s Publishing in 2023
  • Regina Brooks, Agent, Serendipity Literary Agency
  • Linda Camacho, Agent, Gallt and Zacker Literary Agency
  • Kate Egan, Editor, Kids Can Press
  • Arthur A. Levine, Founder and Publisher, Levine Querido
  • Patricia O’Campo, Senior Editor, Kids Can Press
9:45am–12:15pm
Creative Labs – 12 Craft Intensives for Writers and Illustrators – Part Three
12:30pm–1:15pm
Closing Keynote
Aisha Saeed, Author
1:15pm–1:30pm
Wrap Up
Sarah Baker – SCBWI Executive Director
1:30pm–3:00pm
Autograph Session