New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont) Regional events

Serious about improving your craft? SCBWI's regional events provide opportunities for professional growth and help you connect with a supportive, creative community.

Virtual ShopTalk - Writing and Submitting "The Story of My Heart"

Jul 10, 2024

1 event

Online event

Available seats 937

We often hear writers announce "the story of my heart will be a book!" but what does this really mean and how do you turn the story of your heart into a traditionally published book? In this workshop, I will define the meaning, provide tips on taking that story from personal to publishable, and share my experience from story conception, to rejections, to publication, and what happens when that personal story goes into the world. A recording will be available to registered participants for a month after the event. PLEASE NOTE - You must register before the event in order to have access to the video.

Standard price:$ 15
Price with membership:$ 10

BIPOC/Latine Monday Mingle

Jul 29, 2024

1 event

Online event

Available seats 923

This monthly mingle is geared towards our BIPOC/Latine members. 7:00 - 8:30 PM ET For our July mingle, Federico Erebia will give his Marketing & Publicity presentation to BIPOC & Latinx book creators. Are you a BIPOC or Latine writer or illustrator? If so, please join us for this mingle with us. This is a FREE, virtual Zoom gathering for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) hosted by a member from this mingle community,

Free

Virtual ShopTalk - Twisting a Classic

Aug 07, 2024

1 event

Online event

Available seats 995

In this workshop, we will study picture books that have taken a classic story and twisted it into something new. We will dive deep into multiple examples to study how to do it. Then with writing prompts, we will work in the moment to try out your own ideas. A recording will be available to registered participants for a month after the event. PLEASE NOTE - You must register before the event in order to have access to the video.

Standard price:$ 15
Price with membership:$ 10

Squam Lake Retreat - Day Ticket 2024

Sep 06, 2024 - Sep 08, 2024

2 event

Available seats 9

Rockywold Deephaven Camps, Squam Lake, Holderness, NH

Hello Campers! Have your own lodging nearby or can't join us for the whole weekend? Register for a day ticket and enjoy the nature, creative sessions, and presentations with editor Ariel Richardson and agent Sera Rivers. This year, spots are limited and you must register by July 31 to secure a place and submit material for a critique. Press SCHEDULE to see some add on options for this event. Scroll down to learn more about this event and to see the schedule for the weekend. If you have any questions, please email Shawn Anderson at newengland-ra2@scbwi.org

New England SCBWI Squam Lake Writing Retreat 2024

Sep 06, 2024 - Sep 08, 2024

2 event

Available seats 7

Rockywold Deephaven Camps, Squam Lake, Holderness, NH

Hello Campers! Join us September 6th-8th, 2024 for a weekend of full of nature, creative sessions, inspiration, good fun, and great company! This year's presentations and critiques will be with editor Ariel Richardson (Chronicle Books) and agent Sera Rivers (Speilburg Literary Agency). Spots are limited. Register by July 31st to secure a place and submit material for a critique. Scroll down to learn more about this event and to see the schedule for the weekend. If you have any questions, please email Shawn Anderson at newengland-ra2@nescbwi.org

Standard price:$ 785
Price with membership:$ 685

Acadia Retreat 2024

Oct 24, 2024 - Oct 28, 2024

4 event

Available seats 35

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Maine

SAVE THE DATE! SCBWI New England is thrilled to announce a brand new retreat for PAL members! Open to traditionally published authors and illustrators, the Acadia Retreat will be held October 24-28, 2024 at the Schoodic Institute in Acadia National Park in Maine. Our stellar faculty for this inaugural retreat are: Eileen Robinson (Editorial Director/Executive Editor, Charlesbridge Moves), Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator), and Alison Johnson (Director of School Programs for Island Readers & Writers). In addition to faculty presentations, working time, and play time, the afternoon of October 27th will be a children’s book festival so we can celebrate our books and each other out in the community! Registration will open by July 20th.

Standard price:$ 1350
Price with membership:$ 1150