Saturday, August 5, 2023

Highlights and Takeaways from Thursday and Friday

Looking for highlights and takeaways from the past few days? 
Here's a round-up of our posts so far (more coming!).

Leading up to the conference:

Meet TEAM BLOG: Looking forward to #scbwiSummer23

Interview: Druscilla Santiago, SCBWI Summer Conference materials illustrator

The Joy Of Beginnings: Navigating The Conference as A New Bookmaker 

SCBWI Portfolio Showcase: participants, judges, interview with TeMika Grooms

Orientation For First-Time Attendees with Jolie Stekly

Friday welcome and keynotes:

Conference Welcome with SCBWI Executive Director Sarah Baker

Keynotes: Lisa Yee - Frank Morrison

Editor/Agent Panel:

Alexandra AcevesFoyinsi AdegbonmireSara Sargent - Deeba Zargarpur - Elise Howard

Art Directors Panel & Illustrators' Advisory Committee Q&A:

Art Directors Panel:

Karina Granda - Miranda Paul (Agent, Author) - Lauren Rille - Zejun Yao

Q&A with SCBWI Illustrators' Advisory Committee

Breakout Sessions:

(Note: This is only a small selection of all the breakout sessions that were available. Registered attendees have access to all 50 sessions for up to a month after the end of the conference!)

Plot Your Novel In One Hour with Naz Kutub

Picture Them! Illustrating Picture Book Biographies with Selina Alko

The Zoom Where It Happens: How A Picture Book Is Made with Sylvie Frank and Ryan T. Higgins

Profit Strategies for Authors with Sara Megibow

Keys To Picture Book Magic with Joy Chu

Make Your Story Take Flight With Torrey Maldonado

Writing From Real Life with e.E. Charlton-Trujillo and Pat Zietlow-Miller

(more coming soon!)

If you want to view this session to hear the full content, along with the rest of the conference, register at Replays of the conferences will be available until September 10th, 2023.

Also be sure to check out the Faculty Conference Bookshop and the Portfolio Showcase!

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