Mid-Atlantic SCBWI Conference

My local chapter’s SCBWI conference is coming up, and I’m very excited about it. Here’s the information:

DATE: October 22, 2011
CONTACT: Erin Teagan
CHAPTER: Mid-Atlantic
LOCATION/TIME: Holiday Inn Dulles; 45425 Holiday Drive, Dulles, VA 20166. (Noted as Sterling, VA on some GPS devices); 8am to 5:30pm
Keynote Speaker: Han Nolan, National Book Award winner for Dancing on the Edge(http://www.hannolan.com)
Featured Speakers: Editors: Chelsea Eberley (Random House); Caroline Abbey (Bloomsbury); Abby Ranger (Disney-Hyperion).  Literary Agents: Quinlan Lee (Adams Literary); Jennifer Rofe (Andrea Brown Agency); Authors and Illustrators: Brian Lies (Bats at the Ballgame); Anne Marie Pace (Never Ever Talk to Strangers); Meg Medina (Tia Isa Wants a Car), Tami Lewis Brown (Soar, Elinor), Wendy Shang (The Great Wall of Lucy Wu) Amy Brecount White (Forget-Her-Nots). Additional faculty TBA.
Cost: $135 members; $165 nonmembers (Includes a light continental breakfast and a box lunch)
Lodging: The discounted room rate for SCBWI members at the Holiday Inn Dulles is $79/night (plus tax). Reservations must be made by September 30, 2011.
Registration: Begins September 1. Conference flyers will be mailed to all area SCBWI members the last week in August. Please note: This event is very popular and fills quickly—often long before the early registration cutoff date. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. CONFERENCE TUITION IS NONREFUNDABLE.

4 thoughts on “Mid-Atlantic SCBWI Conference

  1. Wow it really seems to be conference season all round – everyone’s talking about them! I feel so jealous, there don’t seem to be many happening around here and I’m dying to go!

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