Conferences and Classes

Where I Am Speaking/Teaching in 2017

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: On location workshops with both of us.


February 15-April 5: Revising and Re-Imagining Your Picture Book Manuscript , a six-session online class via Kid's Book Revisions.

March 24-26: A Crash Course in Children's Book Publishing at the Highlights Foundation.

April 21-23: New England SCBWI 2017 Conference, Springfield MA. "Revising Your Picture Book Manuscript," plus critiques and career consultations.

August 5-9: Kid's Book Revision Retreat, at the Highlights Foundation outside Honesdale, PA. Registration is open!

October 4-8: Marin County (CA) Writing Retreat. Details to come.

October 18-20: West Central NY SCBWI Weekend Retreat. Details to come.

Other events to come, including more workshops and conferences.

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