Schedule

Children's Writers of the Hudson Valley  
2022 November Fall Conference
Saturday, November 19, 2022

Hampton Inn & Suites

2361 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601




8:30 am - 9:00 am        Registration and Fellowship

9:00 am - 9:15 am        Welcome and Introductions

9:15 am - 10:00 am       Keynote Speaker
Frances Gilbert, VP and Editor-in-Chief of Doubleday Books for Young Readers

10:00 am - 10:15 am     Restrooms / Set up break

10:15 am - 12:00 pm     Rachel Orr,  agent at Prospect Agency
"STURDY BOOKENDS: Crafting memorable Beginnings and Endings"  

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm       Lunch 

1:00 pm - 2:45 pm         Talia Benamy, editor at Philomel Books
"Creating Compelling Characters"

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm         Restrooms / Set up break

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm         Panel Q & A  
"The Inside Scoop: The Business Side of Children's Publishing"

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm         Closing and Door Prizes





 


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