SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI AZ 2021 Regional Conference: Cultivating Your Creativity

Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/25/2021
8:00 am - 6:30 pm


SCBWI AZ 2021 Regional Conference: Cultivating Your Creativity

THIS YEAR’S EVENT WILL BE VIRTUAL

Schedule | Faculty | Breakouts | IntensivesConsultations

REGISTRATION CLOSED!

Cost:

SATURDAY CONFERENCE TUITION REGISTRATION CLOSED!

SCBWI Member Early Bird: $69 (Ends August 31, 2021)

Non-Member Early Bird: $89 (Ends August 31, 2021)

SCBWI Member Standard Rate: $89 (After August 31, 2021)

Non-Member Standard Rate: $109  (After August 31, 2021)

 

SUNDAY MORNING INTENSIVES (September 26th) INTENSIVES NO LONGER AVAILABLE!

LIMITED SEATING!

(Only open to registered conference attendees)

SCBWI Member: $40

Non-Member: $60

 

PORTFOILIO  CRITIQUES NO LONGER AVAILABLE!

*Portfolio Critique Feedback 

(Only open to registered conference attendees)

SCBWI Member: $45

Non-Member: $65

 

MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUES NO LONGER AVAILABLE!

*Written Manuscript Critique Feedback 

(Only open to registered conference attendees)

SCBWI Member: $45

Non-Member: $65

 

*NOTE: Each faculty member will select one submission for a special 15-minute face-to-face critique meeting, which will take place at the end of the conference. Those who are selected for the face-to-face critique will be notified when they pick up their registration packet. All other written critiques will be ready for pick up at the end of the conference.

*Critiques will be assigned on a first come, first serve, pre-paid basis and a limited number of critiques with conference faculty are available. Once these slots are filled, additional critiques will be assigned to a qualified & published author in the appropriate genre.

 

FEEDBACK OPPORTUNITIES

Registered participants for the SCBWI- AZ 2021 Regional Conference, “Concept to Cover – Creating a Blueprint for your KidLit Career” will have three opportunities to receive feedback:

  1. Paid (written) Manuscript Critique in the following categories:

* Picture Book

* Early Reader

* Chapter Book

* Middle Grade

* Young Adult

  1. Paid Written Portfolio Consultation
  2. Submission of work for possible selection as part of the “First Page, First Look” portion of the conference.

 

ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS:

  1. You must register for the conference, and pay for a written critique or portfolio consultation. Manuscripts and portfolios must be received electronically.
  2. You may submit only ONE manuscript for paid critique.
  3. First Pages/First Look submissions must be received by September 1, 2021

 

Please READ and FOLLOW submission guidelines carefully!

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE PORTFOLIO CONSULTATION GUIDELINES

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE FIRST LOOK/FIRST PAGE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

SUBMISSIONS Email Subject: Please begin your subject line with the category of your submission: (Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, First Page, First Look), followed by your name.  ex. Picture Book_Mary Ford; First Look_Mary Ford

QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT REGISTRATION SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO: Arizona-RA@SCBWI.org

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION is required for all programs and activities.

SCBWI Members MUST log in to receive member pricing.

There are no partial refunds for failure to log in.

Critiques are priced separately and may have participation limits.

Due to editor/agent time constraints, critique/portfolios fees are non-transferable and nonrefundable.

Substitutions for conference attendance should be made 48 hours prior to the event. Regional Advisor must be notified in writing at arizona-ra@scbwi.org

Refunds (Tuition Only):

Before August 31, 2021, tuition only subject to a $30 handling fee.

Before September 10, 2021—50% of conference tuition

No refunds after September 10, 2021.

No credits will be issued.

We are not responsible for any technical difficulties that may arise during registration.