Midsouth Region (TN/KY)

2010 SCBWI Midsouth Fall Conference

  • 25 Sep 2010
  • 8:00 AM
  • 26 Sep 2010
  • 12:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites Hotel-Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN
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2010 SCBWI Midsouth

Fall Conference


Download this brochure to use

when registering online:

2010 Midsouth Fall Conference Brochure.pdf

Registration for the 2010 Midsouth Fall Conference is now closed for both Saturday, Sept. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 26. Please email Sharon at cameron_s_e@yahoo.com to be put on a waiting list.


Saturday and Sunday, September 25-26

Pre-Conference Dessert Party & Book Signing, Sept. 24


LOCATION: Embassy Suites Hotel-Vanderbilt

                        1811 Broadway

                        Nashville, TN


                        615-277-4963 (Reservations)


Conference attendees may enter the 2nd annual Fiction Manuscript Contest and Illustrator Contest. Click on the links below for more information:


     2010 Fiction Manuscript Contest

[2010 Fiction Manuscript Contest Guidelines.doc]

     2010 Illustrator Contest -

[2010 Illustrator Contest Guidelines.doc]


Faculty (in alphabetical order):

          Tracy Barrett – Author of 15 books for young readers and former SCBWI Midsouth Regional Advisor
          Lionel Bender - Editorial Director of Bender Richardson White (BRW), a book packager (creation/development house) in London, England
          Peter Clifton - Co-founder and CEO of FiledBy, an online author marketing platform company
          Patti Ann Harris – Senior Art Director with Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 
          Ellen Hopkins - NYT bestselling author
          Diane Muldrow - Editorial Director with Golden Books/Random House
          Linda Pratt – Agent with Sheldon Fogelman Agency, Inc.
          Ruta Rimas – Assistant Editor with Balzer & Bray
          Kelly Sonnack – Agent with Andrea Brown Literary

Three Optional Query Critiques Breakout Sessions with an editor or agent and only 12 participants max. at $10 additional fee for one hour. All of the Query Critique Sessions have sold out!

Other Conference Activities include:
September 24th - Third Annual Dessert Party / 

                               Book Signing 7-9 p.m.             
September 25th – Faculty Presentations, First Pages,

                               Critiques and more from 8 a.m.

                               to 6 p.m.
September 26th – Faculty Presentations, First Pages,

                               Illustrator Art Screening, and more

                               from 8 a.m.-noon.



This conference is limited to the first 120 registrants



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