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Sunday, February 19, 2012

SCBWI-Hawaii’s Annual Conference, February 25, 2012


SCBWI-Hawaii's Annual Conference will be held at the Ala Moana Hotel from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $95 for SCBWI members and $125 for nonmembers. For details and registration see www.scbwihawaii.org. or download conference and registration information at http/scbwihawaii.org/attachments/info_and_registraton.pdf.

Featured speakers include Kendra Levin, editor at Viking Children’s books, and Peter Brown, award-winning author/illustrator of The Curious Garden and Children Make Terrible Pets.

Kendra Levin
Peter Brown

Kendra will do a general session on Viking and the kinds of books they publish, and what she specifically is looking for, and she’ll also talk about current trends in children’s publishing. She’ll also lead a breakout session called “Meet Your Character: How Motivation Drives Story.”

Peter will do a general session on leading a creative life and a breakout session called “Illustration at Work.” Kendra and Peter will also lead a First Pages/First Look general session. In addition, local author Sue Cowing and local author/illustrator Tammy Yee will lead a general session called “Book Promotion—a Do-It-Yourself Project.”

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