SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

CRAFT IN THE REAL WORLD Conversation with Matthew Salesses

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/01/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


CRAFT IN THE REAL WORLD
with MATTHEW SALESSES

 

Followed by a Conversation
with SCBWI-IL Authors

Ronni Davis, Candace Fleming,
Keir Graff, Sherri Dusky Rinker,
Shirin Shamsi & Patricia Toht 

 

 

Friday, October 1, 6pm — 8pm CST
LIVE & Recorded: 120 minutes
Attend session live with unlimited viewings of recording for 48 hours

 

 

Join SCBWI-IL & Matthew Salesses as he discusses his book, CRAFT IN THE REAL WORLD
“In this bold and original examination of elements of writing—including plot, character, conflict, structure, and believability—and aspects of the workshop—including the silenced writer and the imagined reader—Matthew Salesses asks questions to invigorate these familiar concepts. He upends Western notions of how a story must progress. How can we rethink craft, and the teaching of it, to better reach writers with diverse backgrounds? How can we invite diverse storytelling traditions into literary spaces? ” Penguin Random House

 

“An insightful guide for readers, writers, and instructors from all walks of life.” Kirkus Review

 

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Ronica Davis

Faculty from left:
Ronni Davis, Candance Fleming, Keir Graff, Sherri Dusky Rinker, Sharin Shamsi & Patricia Toht 

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DATES TO REMEMBER

OCTOBER 1
— 4 PM CST Registration Closes; Attendees receive presentation link
— 6 PM CST Keynote with Matthew Salesses in conversation with SCBWI-IL authors

OCTOBER 3 – 15
— Upload your work-in-progress for optional Post-Event Written Critiques

NOVEMBER 11
— Post-Event Written Critiques returned to attendees 
— Add scbwi.org to your Safe Senders list to make sure you receive our event emails.

 

CRAFT IN THE REAL WORLD Questions?: Email Jennifer Wagh, Co-RA Illinois



FEES

SCBWI Member Registration fee: $30.00 USD
Non-Member Fee: $35 USD


ATTENDANCE FEE INCLUDES:
— Matthew Salesses Craft in the Real World Keynote

— SCBWI-IL Author Chat
— Unlimited viewing of recording for 48 hours through Sunday, October 3.

POST CONFERENCE WRITTEN CRITIQUE Optional Extra, Added Fee:
—Written Critiques are $55 each
—Limit based on availability.

 


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Registration Questions?: Email Jennifer Wagh