San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Writers Lab Mini-conference: "The Nitty Gritty"
8:30-9:00AM Registration and Coffee
9:00-9:30AM Opening Keynote - Beth Kephart on the Teaching of Truth
9:30-10:10AM On Reviewing - Roger Sutton from The Horn Book, Vicky Smith
from Kirkus Reviews, Luann Toth from School Library Journal
and Sarah Smith, children's editor of The New York Times Book
10:15-11:00AM Breakout Discussion on "Mentor Texts"
Please select from the list of discussion leaders.
11:00AM to 12PM Autographing Session
Plus 15-minute, one-on-one manuscript and portfolio
critiques with agents, editors, and art directors. (This critique requires an additional fee and
advance submission of manuscripts by October 15.)