We have reserved a block of reduced rate rooms ($89 a night - single or double) at the Princeton Hyatt.
Margery Cuyler - Publisher, Marshall Cavendish
Steve Meltzer - Associate Publisher/ Executive Managing Editor, Dial, Dutton, & Celebra
Michelle Poploff - VP Editorial Director, Random House
Regina Griffin - Senior Editor Egmont USA
Carolyn Yoder - Editor, Calkins Creek Books; Senior Editor, History, HIGHLIGHTS
Kelly Smith - Senior Editor, Sterling Publishing
Tamra Tuller - Editor, Philomel
Caroline Meckler - Editor, Wendy Lamb Books
Rebecca Frazer - Editor, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Susan O'Keefe - Editor, Paulist Press and Award Winning Author
Kate Sullivan- Assistant Editor, Little, Brown & Company BFYR
Heather Alexander - Assistant Editor, Dial BFYR
Shauna Fay - Assistant Editor, Putnam
Katherine Harrison - Editorial Assistant, Knopf **NEW** Couple Spots Available Scott Treimel - Agent, Scott Treimel Literary Agency
Stephen Barbara - Agent, Foundry Literary + Media **NEW** Full Tracey Adams - Owner and Agent, Adams Literary
Sean McCarthy - Agent, Sheldon Fogelman Agency
Jill Corcoran - Agent, Herman Agency
Mary Kole - Agent, Andrea Brown Literary Agency
Marissa Walsh - Agent, Fine Print Literary Agency
Simone Kaplan - Picture Book People
Denise Cronin - VP, Art Director - Viking Books
Patrick Collins - Creative Art Director - Henry Holt
David L Harrison - Author of 80 Children's Books, Poet Laureate and Friday Keynote Speaker (PB, CH, MG)
Catherine Murdock - Author of Dairy Queen, Front and Center, Off Season and more - Saturday Keynote. (No critiques)
Susan O'Keefe - Author of One Hungry Monster, My Life And Death by Alexandra Canarsie, Death by Eggplant & more. (All)
Sudipta Bardhan - Author of 13 Picture Books and Seven Non-Fiction Books (PB)
Kristin Clark Venuti - Author of LEAVING THE BELLWEATHERS and three more books coming out.(MG, YA)
Cynthia Balog - Author of Young Adult Novel FAIRY TALE with three more books coming out. (MG, YA)
Eileen Kennedy-Moore - Author of WHAT ABOUT ME? and two adult non-fiction books. (PB)
Leeza Hernandez - Illustrator of BORED BELLA, and two more books coming out including debut DOG GONE! (writer and illustrator) with Penguin (PB)
SPACE FOR FIRST PAGE SESSIONS, PITCHES, CRITIQUES AND SOME WOKSHOPS ARE LIMITED!
Spaces will be awarded in the order received.
PRE- CONFERENCE INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS:
ILLUSTRATORS (Denise Cronin - Art Director at Viking & Patrick Collins at Henry Holt)
POETRY (David L Harrison - Author of 80 children's books, Poet Laureate and Friday's Keynote speaker)
PICTURE BOOK (Sudipta Bardhan - Author of 13 picture books and seven non-fiction books) HISTORICAL FICTION (Carolyn Yoder - Editor, Calkins Creek Books - Senior Editor, History, HIGHLIGHTS) Please see Detailed Conference Information of Descriptions
If you are an illustrator and want to participate in the illustrator exhibit and contest taking place on Friday and Saturday and are attending both days of the conference, please contact Leeza Hernandez - you can participate for free. If you have not signed up for an Intensive Workshop on Friday and would like to exhibit your artwork, please indicate that under Optional Activities on the registration form. There is an additional cost for being included in the exhibit, if you are not attending both days of the conference. If you display your work on Friday, then you will be included in the Exhibit Contest and will be able to display your portfolio on Friday afternoon. If you are only attending on Saturday, then you will miss the contest, but you still will be able to show off your talent.
Early Bird Pricing Cut-Off: March 30, 2010
General Registration: May 15, 2010
Manuscript Submission: April 27, 2010
Manuscript Submission Information:
You will be notified where to mail your manuscript.
Do NOT send it until you receive an address from us.
Late manuscripts may be assigned to an author critique.
If so, there will not be a refund.