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Indiana SCBWI Conference
 
Event Starts:
Friday April 29, 2011
@ 7:00pm

Event Ends:
Sunday May 1, 2011
@ 11:45am

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US/Eastern

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Location:
Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Airport

8910 Hatfield Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46231
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The Conference and Intensives will be held in the conference rooms at the hotel.

Conference attendees staying overnight at the hotel are offered a special rate of $80/night until March 30. Call the hotel at 317-856-9100 to reserve your room and ask for the SCBWI conference rate.

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Indiana SCBWI

The Indiana region of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI).


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Please download the conference brochure with all the details before registering: http://www.indianascbwi.com/images/IndianaSCBWIregistrationpacket.pdf

April 29 – 30: Conference
May 1: Intensives (limited to 21 writers & 7 illustrators, SCBWI members only, must register for full conference)
 
Featuring:
Lisa Yoskowitz, Editor, Disney-Hyperion Books for Children
Mary Kole, Agent, Andrea Brown Literary Agency
Kerry Martin, Senior Designer, Clarion Books
Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Poet and Children’s Author
 
REGISTRATION
You may pay by credit card or check. If you send a check, it must be received before the Early Bird cutoff to receive that price. All checks must be received before April 25, made out to Indiana SCBWI, and sent to Indiana SCBWI, P.O. Box 8211, Evansville, IN 47716. Online registration only.
 
IMPORTANT DATES
March 18: Last date manuscript and critique fees may be received at the PO Box for one-on-one paid manuscript critique (Indiana SCBWI, P.O. Box 8211, Evansville, IN 47716).
March 30: Last day to reserve a hotel room at the conference rate.
March 30: Last day registration and fees may be received to get the early bird conference price.
April 25: Last day for conference registration.
April 25: Last day registration and fees may be received to be scheduled for a one-on-one portfolio critique. These sold out early last time.
April 25: Last day illustrators may submit 1 jpg illustration sample for First Look.
 
FRIDAY NIGHT, April 29
7 - 9 pm. Open Mic/Portfolio viewing. Writers may read a few minutes from a manuscript and receive short, anonymous, written comments from the audience. Illustrators may bring a portfolio to display for anonymous, written comments.
 
SATURDAY, April 30
8 am – 5:15 pm. General Conference. Breakfast and lunch included.
• Main sessions and breakout sessions
• First Pages/First Look session
• Manuscript, dummy, and portfolio critiques
• Portfolio display
 
SUNDAY MORNING INTENSIVES, May 1
8 am - 12 Noon. SCBWI members only. Must register for full conference to be eligible to register for Intensives. Breakfast included.
The Writer’s Intensive features critique round tables with 7 writers plus one faculty member (Lisa Yoskowitz, Mary Kole, or Rebecca Kai Dotlich). Writers will be assigned two different tables for two 90 minute sessions. Limited to 21 writers.
The Illustrator’s Intensive gives illustrators the chance to spend the morning with Kerry Martin and includes homework to be completed beforehand and brought in for discussion. Limited to 7 illustrators.