Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Inside Children’s Books – Conference and Intensive

Date(s) - 03/01/2014 - 03/02/2014
12:00 am

University of San Diego, University Center, East Campus
5998 Alcalá Park, East Campus - San Diego, CA 92110

We will NOT be holding a conference in 2014-2015. Instead we will be holding Agent Circles, Intensives and a Retreat. For more information please see the dark purple menu list below.

















Details on both events, faculty, submission guidelines, conference fees, season ticket holders, illustration gallery, etc. can be found using the menu buttons in light purple off to the right under "Event Home." ———————–>  

(Note the times and locations for Saturday and Sunday are not the same)


Saturday, March 1 – Inside Children's Books Conference

University Center (USD – EAST Campus); 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

7:30 – 9:00 a.m.  – Preconference for those new to writing books for children

9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Conference featuring author Larry Dane Brimner, illustrator Pat Cummings, editor Emily Easton, editor Mallory Kass, agent Jamie Weiss Chilton, and author/illustrator Salina Yoon, including an illustrator's gallery, first page reviews, illustrator's workshop, and optional written manuscript critiques and in-person portfolio reviews.


Sunday, March 2 – Illustrator Intensive with Pat Cummings

Hahn School of Nursing (USD -WEST Campus); 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Pat Cummings will be talking about the business and craft of illustrating books for children with opportunities for you to bring your projects and  apply what you learn.


Please read the details in the menu off to the right before you register. There are still a few glitches in the system and it may not let you back in to add more options once you've registered. 


Early registrations discounts will be available through January 24, 2014 and discounted registration is available if you attend both events.

Season Ticket Holders check the Season Ticket button off to the left for info that pertains to you.