SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

3 DAY SCHEDULE

TAKE OFF!
Friday, November 13
ALL TIMES ARE CST


AFTERNOON

12 noon
Access your COSMIC CONCIERGE

 


EVENING

5:00—6:30 PM  (LIVE & Interactive) 
1:1 Zoom Critiques; Access from your COSMIC CONCIERGE


7:15—8:00 PM
(Premiere)
2020 SCBWI-IL Crystal Kite Gala Honoring Sarah Aronson

 


AVAILABLE RECORDED PROGRAMMING (Watch anytime from noon today, November 13 through November 23rd, from your COSMIC CONCIERGE)

Craft Breakouts
—Secondary Characters Get the Spotlight with Sarah Aronson

—Understanding the Basics of Graphic Novel Writing with Kate Hannigan
—Making Story, Narrative Non-Fiction Picture Books with Barb Rosenstock
—Illustration Breakout with Cozbi Cabrera
—Picture Book Breakout with Vanessa Brantley-Newton

NOTE: Please watch recorded breakouts BEFORE attending live & interactive CRAFT BREAKOUT OFFICE HOURS on Sunday. No registration required.

 

 



DEFYING GRAVITY
Saturday, November 14
ALL TIMES ARE CST

 

MORNING

9:00—09:30 AM  (LIVE / Recorded for later viewing)
GO FOR LAUNCH: A Welcome from the SCBWI-Illinois Interactive Committee
KEYNOTE by John Herrington

 

9:30—10:30 AM (LIVE & Interactive / Recorded for later viewing) 
Session 1 Chats

 

11:00 AM—12:00 PM (LIVE & Interactive / Recorded for later viewing) 
Session 2 Chats

 

 


AFTERNOON

12:20—1:30 PM (LIVE & Interactive / NOT RECORDED) 
First Pages, First Look & Voice Sessions

 

2:00—3:00 PM (LIVE & Interactive / NOT RECORDED)
Pitch Sessions

 

 

3:30—4:30 PM (LIVE & Interactive / NOT RECORDED/ NO registration required)
Equity & Inclusion Social

 

4:00—5:00 PM (LIVE & Interactive / NOT RECORDED /NO registration required)
Illustrators’ Social

 


EVENING


5:00—6:00 PM
 (LIVE & Interactive / NOT RECORDED/ NO registration required))

PAL & Published Social

6:30—8:00 PM 
(LIVE & Interactive / NOT RECORDED)

Peer Critique Groups Moderated by PAL Faculty

 



MISSION ACCOMPLISHED
Sunday, November 15
ALL TIMES ARE CST

 

MORNING

10:15—10:45 A(Premiere)
KEYNOTE by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

 

11:30—1:00 PM (LIVE & Interactive / NOT RECORDED)
Zoom + Written  1:1 Manuscript Critiques

 



AFTERNOON

1:00—3:00 PM (LIVE & Interactive / NOT RECORDED)
10/10 Ask-Me Anything-Sessions

 

4:00—5:00 PM (LIVE & Interactive / NOT RECORDED)
Craft Breakout Office Hours