Conferences and Classes

Where I Am Speaking/Teaching in 2014

This page lists conferences, workshops, and online events where I will be speaking, critiquing, or otherwise taking part. Events for the coming year, with links to web sites if available, are included. I update this page as needed.

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Ongoing: Revision tutorials co-taught with Eileen Robinson via email: individual workshops with both of us.


March 27: Webinar, "Find the Right Fit," part of the Michigan SCBWI webinar series. On that page, click the date of the webinar to register.

April 8: Metropolitan NY Professional Series, "Sharpening Your Re-Vision—an Independent Editor Talks about Craft." Details and registration at NY Metro Upcoming Events page.

June 15: "Planning, [Writing], and Revising Your Middle Grade or Young Adult Novel," Westport, CT. Details to come.

June 28: "Revising and Re-Imagining Your Picture Book Manuscript," Pittsburgh SCBWI. Details to come.

July 19: "Editing without an Editor," Lancaster Public Library, Lancaster, PA. Details to come.

August 13 - 17: Revision Retreat with Kid's Book Revisions, Highlights Foundation, Honesdale PA. Details and registration. Ask questions or chat at the Revision Retreat Facebook Event page.

September 19 - 21: "Everything You Need to Know about Children's Book Publishing," Highlights Foundation, Honesdale PA.

October 18: Rutgers One-on-One Conference, New Brunswick, NJ.

October 19: Advanced Picture Book workshop, Westport CT. Details to come.

Other events to come, including more workshops and conferences.

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