Saturday, January 23, 2010

2010 Writing & Illustrating for Young Readers Conference

We're letting you know that you can now register for The 2010 Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers Conference!

This year's conference will be held
June 14-June 18, 2010, and promises to be an exciting week. Our new venue in Sandy, UT, is large and full of light. And we're working with the wonderful bookstore
The King's English! As usual, we have an amazing, award-winning faculty, too.

Our faculty includes:
Rick Walton and Cheri Earl--who will team-teach the Beginning Class
Bonny Becker--who will teach a Picture Book class
Kristyn Crow--who will teach a Picture Book class
Mike Knudson--who will teach a
Chapter Book class
Kevin Hawkes--who will teach the Illustration Class
Emily Wing Smith--who will teach the Beginning Novel Class
Ann Dee Ellis--who will teach the Contemporary Novel Class
Alane Ferguson--who will teach an Intermediate/Advanced Novel Class
Sara Zarr--who will teach an Intermediate/Advanced Novel Class
Brandon Mull--who will teach a Fantasy Class
Dave Wolverton (Dave Farland)--who will teach a Fantasy Class

Editors * and Agent:
Jennifer Hunt from Little, Brown
Mary Kole from
Andrea Brown Agency

If you can't spend the whole day with us, look into attending the afternoon sessions.
Additional speakers will include Will Terry, Guy
Francis, Ally Condie, Jennifer Grillone, Kirk Shaw, Matthew Kirby, Sydney Salter
For more information, and to register, please go to

* We're still waiting to hear back from one editor

Please forward this information on to your writing and illustrating friends. Thank you!!!


Paul West said...

Can't read it.

Bethany Wiggins said...

This looks so amazing! Hopefully I'll be there.

Sarah said...

Sorry! Posted the info and didn't realize the font was black!!