SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Springmingle ’17 and Illustrators’ Day

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/10/2017 - 03/12/2017
12:00 am

Location
Doc Lebow Center
1415 Old Canton Road - Marietta, Georgia 30062


Springmingle LogoREGISTRATION NOW OPEN

$25 Discount for Springmingle registration prior to January 1, 2017

THIS WILL BE OUR ONLY REGIONAL CONFERENCE IN 2017

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Join us in Atlanta for our annual spring conference!

March 10 to March 12, 2017

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (click for more information)

 

SPEAKING FACULTY INCLUDE:

(Click on the faculty member name for more information)

NYTimes Bestseller author and Merit Press Editor, Jacquelyn Mitchard

Newbery Medal winner, author Patricia MacLachlan

Viking Children's Books Associate Art Director, Jim Hoover

Random House Children Editor, Michael Joosten

Full Circle Literary Agent, Adriana Dominguez

Sky Pony Editor, Alison Weiss

Rubin Pfeffer Content, LLC Agent, Rubin Pfeffer

 

Additional Critiquing Faculty

 

Marie Brown Associates Agent, Janell Walden Agyeman (see profile at http://www.janellwaldenagyeman.com/)

Leslie H. Stobbe Literary Agency Agent, Sally Apokedak (see profile at http://stobbeliterary.com/about/sally-apokedak/)

Red Fox Literary Agency Agent, Stephanie Fretwell-Hill (see profile at http://www.redfoxliterary.com/aboutus.html)

Loraine Joyner, Liz Conrad Scholarship Judge and Mentor

 

Springmingle Brochure 2017

Conference Weekend Schedule

Optional Activities – Submissions Guidlines

Critique Guidelines

Make hotel reservations on the hotel web site  www.courtyarddecatur.com  by using the special group codes: SCBSCBA for king rooms and  SCBSCBB for double queen rooms. 

Note: If the hotel reservation link does not work, you can call one of the following numbers and mention SCBWI and use the codes when making reservations over the phone

Marriott Central Reservations: 1888-236-2427

Courtyard Decatur Front Desk: 404-371-0204

NOTE: The Thursday night room block is more limited than Friday and Saturday. If you cannot complete your reservation and are trying to book a Thursday night room, this may be the reason. Please call the hotel to book your room for Thursday and get the conference rate for Friday and Saturday.

 

 

 

SPRINGMINGLE '17 CONFERENCE FEES

 

 

Springmingle Only – begins with the Reception with Faculty on Friday evening, the full day on Saturday, and a half day on Sunday.

Early Registration

SCBWI MEMBERS $170 (Not an SCBWI member? JOIN NOW!)
NON-MEMBER $200
NON-MEMBER STUDENTS $175

After January 1

MEMBERS $195 (Not an SCBWI member? JOIN NOW!
NON-MEMBER $225
NON-MEMBER STUDENTS $200

After March 1 – LATE REGISTRATION FEE $245

 

Illustrators' Day Only  Friday, March 11, 2016

SCBWI MEMBERS $95 (Not an SCBWI member? JOIN NOW!)
NON-MEMBER $135
NON-MEMBER STUDENTS $120

First 25 to register eligible for FREE portfolio review by Illustrator Day faculty during the "Quickfire Portfolio Review" session.

 

Illustrators' Day and Springmingle

Early Registration

SCBWI MEMBERS $235 (Not an SCBWI member? JOIN NOW!)  (Student members discount is automatically applied)
NON-MEMBER $255
NON-MEMBER STUDENTS $240

After January 1

SCBWI MEMBERS $260 (Not an SCBWI member? JOIN NOW!)
NON-MEMBER $280
NON-MEMBER STUDENTS $265

After March 1 – LATE REGISTRATION FEE $290

 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Writers' Intensive  Additional $95 fee (not available to those registered for ID) – Register using Springmingle'17 ticket and then select Writers' Intensive below

Illustration Project Additional $45 fee – Preconference activity with final presentation at Illustrators' Day.

     Use Illustrators' Day only ticket or Springmingle plus Illustrators' Day ticket then select this activity – limited to 12 participants.

     Projects will be presented at ID in a general session for discussion and comments. Click here for more information

Face-to-Face and Written-Only critiques Additional $55 fee

Informal Critiques – FREE!!!

Book Sales and Book Launches – FREE!!! (Limited registration due to space and time requirements)

One-on-One Consultation with an Agent Friday, March 11, 2016 – Additional $60 fee

     NOTE: You may have to miss portions of Illustrators' Day or the Writers Intensive to participate in this activity.

 

NO REFUND FOR CANCELLATIONS

 

To Register: SCBWI Members, you must log in before beginning your registration. This is the only way the member "ticket" will appear beneath your personal information on the registration form which should be automatically filled in after you have logged in to the SCBWI website. SCBWI Student member discounts are automatically applied by the registration system when they register using SCBWI Member tickets. There is not a separate ticket for SCBWI Student members.

Non-members and Non-member Students, please fill in the personal information form. After your personal information is entered, click on the circle beside the appropriate "ticket" (Non-Member, Student) before clicking the CONTINUE button at the bottom of the page. Non-Member Students, please bring your student ID card to registration for verification.

 

Can't afford it?

An RA scholarship is available for a first time attendee. For more information, contact the Regional Advisor at Southern-Breeze@scbwi.org. Deadline for consideration is January 15.

The Liz Conrad Illustration Scholarship is also available. Submission deadline is also January 15. Click here for more information. You may apply for both scholarships.

 

Agreement for protection of Intellectual Property: By signing up for this event, you acknowledge that audio taping, videotaping, and/or transmitting any part of the conference or optional activities, including, but not limited to, presentations, handouts, and conference sessions, is prohibited. The material in all handouts and presentations is copyrighted and may not be reprinted, blogged, copied, visually or orally transmitted, or reproduced in any form without written permission of the copyright holder.