Would you like to connect with your writing peers and industry professionals? Give and receive feedback on works in progress? Revitalize your creative spirit? Then consider attending this summer’s Words in the Woods retreat, with its new format and new location!
The faculty includes Kathi Appelt (author of Newbery Honor book The Underneath), Caitlyn Dlouhy (executive editor at Atheneum, an imprint of Simon & Schuster), and Stephen Barbara (agent at Foundry Literary + Media).
Only 42 slots are available, and registration opens January 15.
Date: June 18 at 11:30 a.m.–June 20 at 1:30 p.m.
Location: Villa Maria Conference and Retreat Center, Springfield, IL (http://www.villa.dio.org)
Cost: $290 for SCBWI members; $315 for nonmembers (includes food and double room with private bath)
Contact: More information will be forthcoming on the SCBWI-IL listserv and website. In the meantime, contact Sara Latta (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.