SCBWI Bologna Biennial Conference 2008

SCBWI Bologna Biennial Conference 2008
March 29 and March 30, 2008
Bologna, Italy
In cooperation with the Bologna Children’s Book Fair

The Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) is happy to announce that Emmanuel Guibert and Marc Boutavant, creators of the graphic novel/comic book ARIOL; Paul O. Zelinsky; Fiametta Giorgi, editor Mondadori publishing; Pauline Mermet, editor Bayard BD; and Martha Rago, art director HarperCollins join the list of speakers for the 2008 SCBWI Bologna conference, to be held March 29 and March 30 at the Bologna Book Fair site in Bologna, Italy.

Speakers also include:

Tracey Adams, literary agent
Val Brathwaite, art director, Bloomsbury UK
Stephen Barbara, literary agent
Babette Cole, author-illustrator
Steve Chudney, literary agent,
Pat Cummings, author-illustrator
Kathleen Duey, NBA-finalist author (interview)
Susan Fletcher, author
Susanne Gervay, author
Candy Gourlay, author
Katherine Halligan , editor, Scholastic UK Ltd
Laura Harris, publisher Penguin Australia
Jana Hunter, author-illustrator
Susanne Koppe, literary agent
Nancy Miles, literary agent,
Sarah Odedina, publisher, Bloomsbury UK
John Shelley, illustrator
Bridget Strevens-Marzo, author-illustrator
Cecilia Yung, art director, Penguin Putnum US
and others from the world of children’s publishing

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For more information about the conference or speakers, please contact Erzsi Deak at