2015 Green Leaves Children’s Publishing Retreat
When: April 17-19, 2015
Where: Silver Bay YMCA of the Adirondacks (www.silverbay.org), on beautiful Lake George
Join us for our inaugural spring retreat at Silver Bay. We will be hosting three editors (Caroline Abbey, MaryKate Castellani and Sylvie Frank) and two agents (Linda Pratt and Jennifer Laughran)! It is bound to be an amazing, creative weekend!
Each participant will receive a one-on-one critique from one of our faculty members.
Faculty will be presenting workshops in the evenings.
Please send either:
(a) a double-spaced manuscript (use Times New Roman or similar font, font size 12) with pages paper-clipped together (no staples, please!) NO MORE THAN 10 PAGES
(b) a picture book dummy with illustrations/sketches
Please note that manuscripts/dummies will not be returned. Materials will be forwarded to an editor for critique.
Registration fee: SCBWI Members $240 Non-members $275
Space limited to 35 participants!
Registration confirmation will be made via e-mail by February 1, 2015. This e-mail will include Silver Bay registration information.
Please book rooms with Silver Bay separately after confirmation. Attendees must stay at Silver Bay for the retreat.
Room Rate: Double ($132) and single ($187) rooms are available per night. Rate includes room, meals, and membership fee.
Green Leaves Retreat
Registrations postmarked January 15, 2015 and after accepted.
Are you a member of SCBWI? Yes Region_____________
Are you agented? Y N
Have you applied for an Eastern NY retreat before? If so, when? ____________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________
In 250 words or less, please describe your professional writing career. Have you submitted your work? Have you had anything published (e.g. stories, articles, textbook pieces, etc.)?
Please mail your application, registration fee (check made payable to “SCBWI Eastern NY”), and manuscript pages to: SCBWI Eastern NY Green Leaves, PO Box 159, Valatie, NY 12184
Registrations postmarked before January 15, 2015 will NOT be accepted. Refunds not available after February 1st.