James Dashner is the author of The Maze Runner (that's now a film in theaters!) and three other series, including The 13th Reality.
Kami Garcia is the author of the Legion Series and co-Author of Dangerous Creatures and Beautiful Creatures (Yup, also the one that became a movie!)
Hervé Tullet is the author/illustrator of, among other titles, the picture book Press Here and the board book series Let's Play Games. (And he's known in France as 'The Prince of Pre-School Books!")
Anthony Horowitz has written over 40 books, including the teen spy series Alex Rider. (He also writes new Sherlock Holmes novels!)
What do all these children's book creators have in common? They're all keynoting at the upcoming SCBWI 2015 Winter Conference in New York City, February 6-8, 2015.
The conference will also include an editors' panel, an agents' panel, 11 morning and 11 afternoon breakout sessions covering art, writing, picture books, middle grade, young adult, writing diverse characters, developing your illustration brand, working with an editor, writing a book series, creating cover art, writing chapter books and so much more!
There will be an autograph party, a portfolio showcase, a gala dinner, and even a full day of intensives on Friday (Writers' Round Table, Writers' World Building hands-on workshop, Building your first website and the Illustrators' Intensive!)
#NY15SCBWI promises to be packed with inspiration, opportunity, craft, business and community. We hope you can join us.
Find out more information and register here.
Illustrate and Write On,