Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Green Leaves 2016 Registration

Registration Green Leaves for Illustrators, April 15-17, 2016
We will be hosting three editors (Chad Beckerman, Jenny Kelly, and Semadar Megged) and two agents (Rubin Pfeffer and Melissa Turk) this spring at Silver Bay on Lake George. Each participant will receive a one-on-one critique from one of our faculty. In addition, faculty will provide hands-on workshops and writing exercises in the evenings.
Print out the form below and mail it with your check for $240 for SCBWI members $290 for non members to: 
SCBWI Eastern NY – Green Leaves, PO Box 159, Valatie, NY 12184 Registration for the 35 slots is first-come-first-served, beginning January 15, 2016.
We will contact you when we receive your registration and payment to let you know you have gotten in. If you do not get in, we will let you know and shred your check.
With your acceptance:
we will email you an invitation and directions to a Google Drive file. Each participant will upload up to 12 pieces of artwork, or one picture book dummy, for your 1-on-1 critique.You will also have to make your registration at Silver Bay. Singles and Doubles will be available. All attendees are required to stay on site. Call Silver Bay at
Your registration fee is non-refundable after February 29. We will establish a waiting list for registrations that come in after the 35 spots are filled. 
Retreat Director: Kyra Teis
Registrar: Greg Matusic
SCBWI member: Yes    No  
SCBWI Region:
For the purpose of creating cohesive critique groups, please fill out the following information:




Have you attended Green Leaves or Falling Leaves before? ____No ____Yes. If so, which year(s)?____________________

What genre(s) of children's books do you illustrate/write?

Do you currently have a book under contract? ____No____Yes. If so, with what Publisher?




Have you had previous children's books published? ____No____Yes. If so, please list your most recent titles and publishers.


Have you submitted the dummy or artwork you intend to share with anyone on our 2016 faculty? Please be specific, we want avoid matching you with someone who has already seen your work.