Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Pricing and Policies


Registration for the Midsouth Fall Conference closes when we reach 200 registrants or on September 1, whichever comes first. To register for the conference and select your breakout sessions, please fill in the registration form on the event home page—the form and tickets will appear after registration opens at 2:00pm Central/3:00pm Eastern, May 15, 2018.

Registrations are online only. Payment of fees must be made online through PayPal using a credit card or PayPal account. There are no refunds for the conference, except in the case of an attendee’s immediate emergency and a waiting list exists and it is before September 1. There are no refunds on the Intensives, Critiques, or Consultations. Tickets are not transferable. SCBWI Midsouth will keep a $50 handling fee for all refunds. To be included on a waiting list that ends September 1, contact Mary Uhles at  and put WAITING LIST (in all caps) in the memo line of your email. Please note that because of scheduling logistics, no changes can be made after September 1. Thank you for understanding.



Early Bird Tuition (prior to July 5):

This includes the full conference from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon

SCBWI member $185

Non-member $285


Tuition after July 5:

This includes the full conference from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon

SCBWI member $220

Non-member $320



The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) is dedicated to providing a safe and harassment-free environment for all conference attendees and has a zero-tolerance policy regarding harassment, intimidation, and discrimination. To that end, we will ask you to read and acknowledge this policy as part of the registration process. For more details on this policy, including procedures in place to report harassment, please click here.



By registering for this conference, you acknowledge that audio taping, videotaping and/or transmitting or aiding in any of the foregoing of any part of the conference is prohibited. Additionally, the material in all handouts and presentations is copyrighted and may not be reprinted, blogged, written, orally transmitted, and/or reproduced without written permission of the copyright holder only. Personal impressions, a quote that is cited, and/or general overviews are acceptable. However, it would be a breach of copyright law to give detailed reports of a presenter’s material. Thank you in advance for taking this policy into account. Your professionalism is greatly appreciated.



While we make every attempt to accommodate food sensitivities, please understand that we cannot ensure every participant’s dietary preferences and food sensitivities for every meal. We ask that if you have serious allergies/sensitivities or strict food preferences that you please bring supplementary food with you. Thank you for understanding.



Online Conference Registration: Kris Sexton at

Illustrator Info: Mary Uhles at

Optional Critique Group/Paid Critiques: Erica Rodgers at

Kid Lit Creator Dinner: Molly McCaffrey at

Fiction Manuscript Contest Questions: Gail Nall at

General Questions/Volunteering: Susan Eaddy at

General Questions: Molly McCaffrey at