Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A Preview of the #LA14SCBWI Diversity Panel

I connected with panel moderator Suzanne Morgan Williams to get the scoop:

Whether or not you're able to attend the sold-out SCBWI Summer Conference that starts this Friday, you can be part of the online river of information and inspiration by visiting The Official SCBWI Conference Blog and following our conference hashtag, #la14scbwi, on twitter. Oh, and by watching videos like the one above!

Other diversity highlights of the conference include:

The Friday night LGBTQ Q&A

Featuring conference faculty, including Golden Kite Award-Winner for Fiction Tim Federle and Agent Danielle Smith, I have the honor of hosting this informal gathering to discuss LGBTQ publishing, the submission process, and answer your questions about this vital corner of the market for young readers.

The Saturday lunchtime by the pool DIVERSITY CHAT

Hosted by by Lamar Giles and Meg Medina!

Saturday's Afternoon Breakout session led by Agent Adriana Dominguez: DO's And DON'TS OF WRITING DIVERSE CHARACTERS

And, of course, keynotes, main-room panels and breakout sessions featuring our conference faculty - a diverse group of authors, illustrators and children's literature industry professionals!

Illustrate and Write On,

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