Wednesday, February 15, 2006

SCBWI Bologna 2006

SCBWI BOLOGNA 2006: Join Authors and illustrators Scott Westerfeld, Justine Larbalestier, Sara Rojo, Doug Cushman. Editors: Victoria Arms/Bloomsbury, Judy Zylstra/Eerdmans, and others. Agents: Rosemary Canter/PFD, Barry Goldblatt/Barry Goldblatt Literary, Rosemary Stimola. Hands-on workshops and roundtable discussions: SCBWI Bologna, 25-26 March 2006. Register today!

SCBWI BEFORE-BOLOGNA CONFERENCE

Saturday, March 25th

2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Welcome and Introduction.

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. "Slanguage: Teen Voices and Teen Vernaculars:" Scott Westerfeld.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Coffee (and portfolio "walk about" for those who wish to participate).

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Workshops Part 1.

A) Writing: "How to Write a Synopsis: Stand-Alones and Multi-Volume Works:" Scott Westerfeld & Justine Larbalestier.

B) Illustration: "Creating Characters and Animating Them:" Doug Cushman & Sara Rojo Pérez.

Sunday, March 26th

9:30 a.m. Welcome Back.

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Workshops Part 2.

A) Writing: "How to Write a Synopsis: Stand-Alones and Multi-Volume Works:" Scott Westerfeld & Justine Larbalestier.

B) Illustration: "Creating Characters and Animating Them:" Doug Cushman & Sara Rojo Pérez.

11:30 a.m. to noon Coffee.

noon to 1 p.m. "You Talk Funny: Regionalism and Voice:" Justine Larbalestier

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch (and Manuscript Reviews).

2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. "A is for Agent: A Roundtable Discussion:" Rosemary Canter, UK; Rosemary Stimola, US; Barry Goldblatt, US.

4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. "Where Craft and Acquisitions Meet: A Roundtable Discussion:" Victoria Wells Arms, Bloomsbury USA; Judy Zylstra, Eerdman's; and others.

6 p.m. Cocktail Party with Industry Professionals.

Cynsational News & Links

Congratulations to Jo Knowles on the sale of Lessons From A Dead Girl (Candlewick, TBA)! Visit Jo's LJ and her agent Barry Goldblatt's!

Fathers & Daughters: a bibliography from Once Upon A Time There Was A Girl Who Wanted To Write, which is Susan Taylor Brown's LJ (author interview).

The Michigan Library Association has posted the nominees for its 2006 Thumbs-Up List. Highlights include Boy Proof by Cecil Castellucci (Candlewick, 2005)(author interview), Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie by David Lubar (Dutton, 2005)(author interview), Teach Me by R. A. Nelson (Razorbill, 2005)(author interview), A Room on Lorelei Street by Mary E. Pearson (Holt, 2005)(author interview), and Sandpiper by Ellen Wittlinger (Simon & Schuster, 2005)(author interview).

Greg Leitich Smith at GregLSBlog recommends The Wizard, the Witch, and Two Girls from Jersey by Lisa Papademetriou (Razorbill, 2006)(author website). He also showcases our kitties!

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