SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2010 Symposium Schedule

 

8:45 – 9:00
Welcome Kathleen Ahrens, Angela Cerrito & Bridget Strevens-Marzo
9:00 – 9:10
Why We're Here Steve Mooser & Lin Oliver
9:10 – 10:10
Who Takes the Prize? Inside the World of Children's Book Awards, Leonard Marcus
10:10 – 10:30
Break Refreshments*
10:30 – 11:15
Taking the Mystery out of Movie Deals Fiona Kenshole
11:15 – 12:45
Writer Workshop – The Young Adult Renaissance Ellen Hopkins
11:15 – 12:45
Illustrator Workshop – Books without Borders Frané Lessac
12:45 – 13:45
Lunch Catered meal*
13:45 – 14:30
The Right Books, Right Now Richard Peck
14:30 – 16:00
First Pages (for writers) Agents: John Cusik, Marcia Wernick, Frances Plumpton, Kristin Nelson, Sarah Davies, Rosemary Stimola, Kendra Marcus
14:30 – 16:00
First Look (for illustrators) PB Editors & Art Directors: Deirdre McDermott (Walker Books UK), Neal Porter (Roaring Brook US), Martha Rago (HarperCollins US)
16:00 – 16:20
Break Refreshments*
16:20 – 17:45
Publishing today: From idea to marketplace Editors : Deirdre McDermott (Walker UK), Gita Wolf (Tara Books, India), Sarah Foster (Walker AUS), Sara Grant (Working Partners, UK), Neal Porter (Roaring Book US), Stephen Roxburgh (Namelos US), Tessa Strickland (Barefoot Books)
17:45 – 18:00
Inspiration To Take Home Steve Mooser & Lin Oliver
19:30 – 21:00
Industry cocktail-buffet-dance at the Libreria Trame, central Bologna Buffet*

Please note, schedule may be subject to change.

*All catering by Franco Rossi.