Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2-Day Schedule


DAY 1 Crafted Keynote & Industry Chat


FRIDAY OCTOBER 21st 5:45 pm-8:00pm CST

Attend IN-PERSON or via ZOOM (note policies page for in-person attendance)

5:45pm-6pm CHECK IN (If attending in person at Piano Forte Chicago IL)

6pm -7pm Welcome  & CRAFTED KEYNOTE
with DJ Corchin Author of  A THOUSAND NO’s

7pm-8pm INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL CHAT with EDITORS Navair Gabriel, Eileen Robinson, and AGENT Kourtney Price

More to Faculty to be announced…



DAY 2 Critique Sessions with Industry Professionals


SATURDAY OCTOBER 22nd 9am-12:30pm CST

9am-9:05am Welcome & Breakout Room Assignments

9:05am-12:30pm Critique Sessions with Industry Professionals (15 minutes per attendee plus a built in break)

ZOOM CRITIQUE SESSIONS With Industry Professional
Read your log line or 2 sentence synopsis and corresponding first page up to 250 words.  Our industry professionals give immediate feedback to help you tailor your story.