SCBWI Bologna Biennial Conference 2008

Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and March 30, Bologna, Italy

Speakers include:

Tracey Adams, literary agent, US
Stephen Barbara, literary agent, US (scroll to read link)
Marc Boutavant, author-illustrator, France
Val Brathwaite, art director Bloomsbury, UK
Babette Cole, author-illustrator, UK
Steve Chudney, literary agent, US (agent interview)
Pat Cummings, author-illustrator, US
Carmen Diana Dearden, publisher, Ekaré, Venezuela
Kathleen Duey, author, US (author interview)
Susan Fletcher, author, US
Susanne Gervay, author, Australia
Fiametta Giorgi, editor, Mondadori, Italy
Candy Gourlay, author, Philippines – UK
Emmanuel Guibert, author-illustrator, France
Laura Harris, publisher, Penguin, Australia
Katherine Halligan, editor, Scholastic UK
Amy Ho, editor, Commonwealth Publishing, Taiwan
Jana Novotny Hunter, author-illustrator, Czech Rep – UK
Susanne Koppe, literary agent, Germany
Pauline Mermet, editor, Bayard, France
Nancy Miles, literary agent, UK
Sarah Odedina, publisher, Bloomsbury, UK
Martha Rago, creative director, HarperCollins, US
David Saylor, creative director, Scholastic, US
John Shelley, illustrator, UK- Japan
Bridget Strevens-Marzo, author-illustrator, UK- France
Marie Wabbes, author-illustrator, Belgium
Cecilia Yung, art director, Penguin Putnum, US
Paul O. Zelinsky, author-illustrator, US

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Cynsational Notes

Interested in a major children’s-YA writer/illustrator conference in the U.S.? Check out the winter 2008 national conference of SCBWI, scheduled for Feb. 8 to Feb. 10 in New York City, NY! Speakers include such authors as Judy Enderle, Susan Patron, and Jane Yolen (interview), such illustrators as Jerry Pinkney and David Wiesner, such agents as Tracey Adams, Barry Goldblatt (interview), and Holly McGhee, and such editors as David Gale, Jennifer Hunt, and Anne Schwartz.

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