Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

NESCBWI 2019 Conference Update

The conference planning team is wrapping up final selections for workshops with a focus on your path to success. We are offering diverse opportunities to learn about novel and picture book craft, nonfiction writing, and industry tools. We are brewing up some new and exciting panel ideas and special conference offerings, as well as a few of our traditional events. We are excited with the progress.

Our keynote speakers will be Lynda Mullaly Hunt and Euka Holmes. They hold words of wisdom that will surely inspire you to pave your way with gold all the way to success. Our faculty will include familiar names like Jennifer Laughran, Jo Knowles, and Ellen Wittlinger. But we have also branched out to include new names like Brent Taylor, Rajani LaRocca, Sarah Brennan and many others.

The team is currently putting together evening events and panels that will surely inspire you.

We look forward to seeing everyone this spring!

The NESCBWI Regional Conference will be held from May 3-5 2019 at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel in Springfield, MA.

2019 NESCBWI Regional Spring Conference Team:
Loretta Kapinos – Co-chair (2018-19)
Casey Robinson – Co-chair (2019-20)
Milanka Reardon – Illustration Coordinator
Kristine Asselin – Regional Team Advisor