2018 Annual Conference – 25 and Still We R(ev)ise

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Date(s) - 03/17/2018 - 03/18/2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Blvd. - Linthicum Heights, Maryland 21090


NEW LOCATION!! Bigger and just as nice!

Registration will open early in December. Stay tuned, as we will have early bird rates for the first time this year.

Full schedule coming soon!


Opening Keynote: James Ransome

Closing Keynote: Hena Khan

Editors: Stacey Friedberg (Dial), Celia Lee (Scholastic/Cartwheel)

Agents: Quressa Robinson (Nelson Literary Agency), Penny Moore (Empire Literary)

Art Director: Laurent Linn

Authors and Illustrators: Pintip Dunn, Meg Eden, Laura Gehl, Maria Gianferrari, Tamara Girardi, Leah Henderson, Megan Wagner Lloyd, Sue Macy, John Micklos, Jr., Courtney Pippin-Mathur, Laura Shovan, Meera Trehan, Lakita Wilson



Early Bird December 4 to December 29

      Member $130

      Non-Member $160

Regular December 30 to March 10

      Member $150

      Non-Member $190

All critiques and intensive require Saturday conference registration. All critiques are on Saturday. Intensive registration may be made on the day of the intensive if the selected intensive is not at capacity. 

Manuscript Critiques and Portfolio Reviews 

      Gatekeeper and Keynote $60

      Local author or illustrator $45

Sunday Intensive

      Member $65

      Non-Member $75


All reservations must be made through the Maritime Conference Center. (Tel: (410) 859-5700, www.mccbwi.org)This is separate from conference fees. As at Claggett, lodging includes dinner and breakfast. Lunch and snacks are included in the conference fee. Dietary restrictions are no problem and are taken care of by the Center. There is a 24-hour shuttle from BWI.