Faculty Members (more editors/agents/art directors to be announced.):
Holly McGhee, Agent Pippins Properties (Sunday Keynote)
Edward Necarsulmer, Agent, McIntosh & Otis
Stephen Barbara, Agent, Foundry Literary + Media
Molly Jaffa, Agent, Folio Literary
Marietta Zacker, Agent, Nancy Gallt
Mary Kole, Agent, Andrea Brown
Elena Mechlin, Agent, Pippin Properties
Natalie Fischer, Agent, Laura Bradford Literary
Christina Hogrebe, Agent, Jane Rotrosen Agency
Stephen Fraser, Agent, Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency
Ammi-Joan Paquette, Agent, Erin Murphy Literary Agency
Christa Heschke, Agent, McIntosh & Otis
Carlie Webber, Agent, Jane Rotrosen Agency JUST ADDED! CRITIQUES AVALIABLE!
Caitlyn M. Dlouhy, Editorial Director, Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Steve Meltzer - Associate Publisher/ Executive Managing Editor, Dial, Dutton, & Celebra
Krista Marino, Executive Editor, Random House
Regina Griffin - Executive Editor Egmont USA
Kristin Daly, Sr. Editor, Balzer & Bray
Carolyn P. Yoder, Editor, Calkins Creek Books, Senior Editor, History, HIGHLIGHTS
Shauna Fay, Assistant Editor, G.P. Putnam's Sons, Penguin Young Readers Group
Alvina Ling, Sr. Editor, Little Brown & Co.
Eve Adler, Associate Editor, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers
Susan O'Keefe - Editor, Paulist Press and Author
Heather Alexander, Editor, Dial BFYR
Eileen Robinson, Editor and Consultant at First Pages
Harold Underdown, Editor, The Purple Crayon
Martha Rago, Executive Art Director, HarperCollins Children's Books
Patti Ann Harris, Art Director, Little Brown
Authors Giving Presentations
Grace Lin, Author, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Newbery Honor Award, Geisel Honor Book, Saturday Keynote)
Ellen Jensen Abott, author, YA Fantasy
Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, Author
Charlotte Bennardo, Author, YA Paranormal
Ann Bonwill, Author, PB
Irene Breznak, Author, PB
Felicia Chernesky, Author/Poet
Barb Eveleth, Author/Illustrator, PB
Lisa Falkenstern, Author/Illustrator, PB
Alison Formento, Author, PB
Alissa Grosso, Author, YA
Tiffany Strelitz Haber, Author, PB
Leeza Hernandez, Author/Illustrator, PB
Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Author, PB
Ann Malaspina , Author, PB
Keri Mikulski, Author, YA
Anita Nolan, Author/Sprouts Magazine Editor
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Author, MG
Audrey Vernick, Author, MG & PB
Nancy Viau, Author, PB & MG
Tim Young, Author/Illustrator
Natalie Zaman, Author, YA Paranormal
Space for first page sessions, pitches,
critiques, and some workshops is limited!
Spaces will be awarded in the order received.
Early Bird Pricing Cut-Off: March 1, 2011 (deadline extended)
Registration for Manuscript Critiques: April 15, 2011
Manuscript Submission: April 27, 2011
General Registration: May 15, 2011
Manuscript Submission Information:
You will be notified where to mail your manuscript.
Do NOT send it until you receive an address from us.
Manuscripts received past the deadline may be assigned to an author critique.
If so, there will not be a refund.