Sunday, March 17, 2019

2019 June Conference

Mark your calendar for our June 8, 2019 CWHV conference at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Poughkeepsie.

Our faculty this year will be Eve Adler, Senior Editor at Sterling Children’s Books; Kat Brzozowski, Senior Editor at Swoon Reads and Feiwel & Friends, division of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group; Alvina Ling, VP and Editor-in-Chief at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, division of Hachette Book Group; David Neilsen, author and storyteller; Emma Sector, Literary Agent at Prospect Agency.

The format is an opening keynote speaker, a 2-hour session in the morning, choose between novels or picture books/board books; a break for lunch and bookstore; a 2-hour session in the afternoon, choose between novels or chapter books followed by our closing speaker author and storyteller, David Neilsen.  

The sessions will be lecture with some hands-on writing exercises. Please bring your work-in-progress (if you have one), your favorite writing implements and paper. If your preference is a tablet, laptop or any other personal device, we can not assume responsibility for these items.

On-site editorial critiques will be provided this year. You will have to leave your workshop for your critique, if you choose to have one.

Registration is open.

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