SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

NJ SCBWI Advanced Picture Book Mentorship

Registration for this event will open
Thursday, January, 16th at 4:00 p.m.
When registration opens, use the link at the end of the email to register.
The registration link will not work before January 16th at 4:00 p.m.
Any registration attempts prior to 4:00 p.m. on January 16th will be invalid.
(PLEASE NOTE: Only first time PB Mentorship attendees
may register since there are only 28 spots.)

 

DATES:  Saturday, February 22nd & Saturday, April 25th (Registrants must attend both sessions)

 

TIME:    9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Both Saturdays)

 

PLACE:  Garwood Presbyterian Church, 341 Spruce Ave, Garwood, NJ 07027

 

WHAT:
    • 4 advanced picture book workshops with two industry professionals,
      Karen Boss (Charlesbridge) and Rachel Orr (Prospect Literary Agency).

 

    • 3 individual manuscript critiques.

 

    • A deep dig into your writing and chance to hear first-hand what editors look for in a manuscript.

 

    • Time to implement feedback and receive additional feedback on your subsequent revisions.

 

    • Study published picture books for what works AND engage in peer critiques/roundtable.

 

COST: $475.00 (NJ SCBWI members only)

REQUIREMENTS:
  • All participants must have at least 2 full PB manuscripts.
  • All participants MUST attend both Saturdays.
  • The first manuscript must be uploaded by January 25th.
  • First time PB Mentorship attendees only (there are only 28 spots).

The registration link will not work before January 16th at 4:00 p.m.
Any registration attempts prior to 4:00 p.m. on January 16th will be invalid.
With our best wishes for a successful 2020,
Tisha, Rosanne, Kelly, and Barbara
The NJ SCBWI Regional Team
NJ SCBWI / scbwi.org