Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

New England SCBWI Spring Virtual Conference Event- April 30-May 2, 2021

Date(s) - Friday, April 30, 2021 - Sunday, May 2, 2021
12:00 am

You’re cordially invited to attend #NESCBWI21 virtual conference event!

What: “Virtual Voyage: Finding Joy in the Journey”

When: April 30-May 2, 2021

Where: Virtual attendance via ZOOM

Please join your fellow authors and illustrators for a weekend of online craft and camaraderie. Highlights will include:

  • – Friday evening kick-off “A Conversation with Two Legends” with Nikki Grimes and Jane Yolen, moderated by Heidi E.Y. Stemple
  • – Saturday craft workshops with 21 esteemed faculty – participate in four sessions live and watch the rest later via video archive
  • – Online socials where you can meet and mingle with other attendees
  • – Keynotes from Mike Curato and Padma Venkatraman
  • – Live Ask-a-Mentor sessions with some of your favorite authors, illustrators, editors and agents


Registration will be live March 7, 2021.


$100 for SCBWI members and $125 for non-members.

For #NESCBWI21 workshop descriptions and schedule, click 2021Workshops Full Schedule Final. For #NESCBWI21 faculty and keynote bios, click NESCBWI 2021 Faculty Bios Final.

Please note: Due to the limitations of a virtual format, we will not be offering critiques and consultations or post-event submission opportunities as part of the conference event this year. For information on other New England events offering critique opportunities, including Agent/Editor day(s), click here.


NESCBWI 2021 Faculty Bios Final

2021Workshops Full Schedule Final