Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2023 Spring Mingle Conference Format

We’ve packed a full Spring Mingle conference into one day, March 25, 2023.

This saves on hotel costs as well as time away from work and family. We’ve also made all of the critique opportunities either written, or via Zoom the week following the conference. This allows us to offer way more critique opportunities!

Another change for 2023 is that we’re moving the illustration mentorship into a new time frame. It won’t be connected to the conference this year. Look for more information on this mentorship program in a few months.

But don’t worry, all the best things about regional conferences will still be happening at Spring Mingle 2023! 

Inspiring Keynotes

Industry Professionals

Fabulous Breakouts

Illustrator Track 

Paid critiques (optional)

Submission Opportunities for all Registrants

Informal Critiques

Professional Headshots (optional)

Conference Bookstore

Autograph Party for New Releases (since 2019)

Portfolio Showcase On Site

Joan Broerman Book Basket

Door Prizes

**New** Pitch Event!

**New** Silent Auction!


You won’t want to miss it!

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