You will be able to reach us directly with the address above or through the Chapter Directory on the National SCBWI site
March 11, 2014
Illustration Agents & Art Reps Panel: Putting Your Best Portfolio Forward
Join Brooks Sherman, Literary Agent at FinePrint Literary Management, Elena Giovinazzo, Literary Agent at Pippin Properties, Inc., and Justin Rucker, Art rep at Shannon Associates who will give a brief overview of their agencies, and discuss what makes a good portfolio.
SCBWI Metro Master Class Workshop
March 15, 2014
Full day Plot Master Class for advanced writers with Cheryl Klein
A story is what happens in a book; plot is the structure of what happens in a book, as well as the techniques the author employs to control pacing, tension, character development, and reader reaction. In this master class with editor and writer Cheryl Klein.
SCBWI Metro Special Event
April 5, 2014
Scrivener For Beginners: Hands On Workshop
Want to learn what all the Scrivener fuss is about? This word-processing program designed for writers allows you to organize drafts, chapters, notes, research, outlines, and inspiration in one place. Its unique design includes a virtual corkboard and index cards that you can save for every draft. Writer and SCBWI member Ghenet Myrthil will demonstrate the ins and outs of this program to Scrivener newbies in a hands-on tutorial.
151 W 26th St,
New York,, NY 10001
Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
April 8, 2014
Sharpening Your Re-Vision -- an Independent Editor Talks About Craft with Harold Underdowns
Harold Underdowns is an independent children's book editor who works with authors and publishers. Harold enjoys teaching, and in that role wrote The Complete Idiot's Guide to Children's Book Publishing, now in its third edition. Harold will talk about some of the most useful techniques and point you to resources where you can find more.
May 13, 2014
So Your Character Walks into a Plot Hole ... And Other Common Traps To Avoid In Your YA amd MG Manuscripts
Brett Wright, Associate Editor, Bloomsbury Children’s Books. Brett works on children’s books for all ages, from picture books through YA. At Bloomsbury, he has edited the Athlete vs. Mathlete series, two novels-in-verse, a YA Shakespearean novel, and the forthcoming middle-grade series, Dance Divas.
SCBWI Metro "On-the-Road" Tarrytown, NY
May 17, 2014
The Anatomy of a Picture Book with Julia Sooy
Join Julia Sooy, publisher’s assistant at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, as we dissect the modern picture book, looking generally at the format of what makes a picture book a picture book (and why that might be different from the picture books of youths and years past).