January 2018 Regional Conference: Save the Dates!!

 

Date/Time
Dates - 01/12/2018 – 01/14/2018

 

Location
Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel
3900 NW 21st Street – Miami, FL 33142

 

Confirmed faculty: (More to come!)

 

Editors:

Melissa Manlove, Senior Editor at Chronicle Books (editor of the bestselling GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT CONSTRUCTION SITE, which she found in the slush pile).

Michael Strother, Editor at Little, Brown Agent, formerly at S&S and Harlequin Teen.

Amy Fitzgerald, Editor at Carolrhoda books, the trade imprint of Lerner Publishing.

 

Agents:

Jennie Dunham of Dunham Literary, Inc.

Marcia Wernick of the Wernick & Pratt Agency

Nicole Resciniti, president of the Seymour Agency

Lorin Oberweger of Adams Literary

 

Authors:

Sara Pennypacker, best-selling and award-winning author (Golden Kite for Picture Book Text; Syd Fleischman Award for Humor.)

Jonathan Maberry, best-selling and award-winning author. (Multiple Bram Stoker Wards.)

Shutta Crum, author of fifteen picture books

 

Illustrator:

Judith Schachner, author/illustrator of the popular Skippyjon Jones series and more

 

Novel Intensive:

Jennie Dunham

Jonathan Maberry

Lorin Oberweger

 

Picture Book Intensive:

Melissa Manlove

TBA

 

Illustrator Intensive:

Judith Schachner

Art Director TBA