SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2018 Midsouth Fall Conference Dates to Remember

 

May 17

Online conference registration opens at 2 pm Central/3 pm Eastern. Go to midsouth.scbwi.org and select 2018 Midsouth Fall Conference.

June 5

Last day conference registration, fees, and list of titles with ISBNs may be received for participation in the Midsouth Conference Autograph Party.

June 5

Fiction Manuscript Contest entries due to MidsouthManuContest@gmail.com by 11:59pm EDT June 5.

June 5

Last day manuscripts (along with conference registration and fees) may be received via email for an Individual Paid Manuscript and/or Dummy Critique to SCBWIMidsouthCritiques@gmail.com. Must be received by 11:59pm EDT June 5.

If you select Choose Your Critiquer then you are responsible for an appropriate selection. Do your research and don’t send your picture book manuscript to a YA editor. The Conference committee will not take responsibility or issue refunds for manuscripts that are sent to editors or agents who do not represent that genre. Information about what our faculty represents can be found in our Faculty Bio section as well as through multiple online resources.

July 5

Last day conference registration and fees may be received to participate in the Patti Ann Harris Illustrator Intensive.

July 5

Last day for early bird conference registration and rates.

August 1

Last day to submit work for optional peer critique.

August 1

Last day conference registration and fees may be received to be scheduled for an Individual Portfolio Critique.

August 13

Last day to book to receive the SCBWI group rate at Embassy Suites. Visit HERE for Hotel and Transportation information.

August 13

Deadline to submit for Website Portfolio Peek (for Illustrators).

September 1

Conference Registration closes unless it has already closed due to a sell-out. The waiting list also closes. NO CHANGES OR REFUNDS AFTER THIS DATE.

September 14

PAL Display book and promotional materials drop off: 7:00 pm.

September 14

Illustrator portfolio display turn-in times: immediately after Illustrator Intensive, from 4:45-5pm or during Friday night registration from 6:30-8:00pm.

September 14

Illustrator Contest entries turn in times: immediately after Illustrator Intensive, from 4:45-5pm, during Friday night registration from 6:30-8:00pm, or 7:30-8:15am during Saturday morning registration.

September 15

Illustrator Contest entries turn in times: 7:30-8:15am.