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  • Chicago or BUST! Save the date – April 29 to May 1, 2016 Plans are underway for this incredible, colossal, unforgettable event!!!!!! It's going to be the bees knees, baby!!!!!   Check out the full preview website here:   And, some facts below. Mark your calendars and let's get going!!!!         Date: April 29-May 1, 2016 Theme: Roaring 20s   Registration: Online by credit card only Opens Feb. 1 for SCBWI members Feb. 8 for Not Yet Members ​Become a member!   ​Cost: $295 for members until March 25, then $310  $335 for not yet members, then $350​ ​Member only add-ons, if selected, are: manuscript critiques ($45), manuscript contest ($12), 3 hour intensives ($40), portfolio reviews ($45)   Location: Held at the Chicago Marriott Naperville   Basic Schedule of Events: A helpful reference for your travel plans   Program & Faculty: * 40 faculty members! * 8 different intensives – (three hour in-depth sessions on Friday afternoon)! * Newcomers to the Industry Session for Beginners * 35-40 different sessions on topics related to Picture Books, Novels, Nonfiction, All-Genres, Business, Illustration, and Publishing Independently * First Pages Panels and First Looks Panels * Art Show – winner receives an onsite face-to-face portfolio review by the two art directors from the conference    * Written critiques, onsite portfolio reviews, and a manuscript contest (with four categories) with the prize being a full manuscript submission * Book signing party   Bookstore:  Sponsored by Andersons Books. Registered attendees who are either traditionally or independently published will be able to sell one title. Faculty's books will be available, too.   $$$ Credit for Carpooling!!!!!!!!!   Plus! a costume party with a prize for best costume!   If you've ever wanted to attend a national SCBWI conference, but couldn't travel to LA or NYC, be sure to take advantage of this cost-effective event. It will feel like a national conference with many of the same offerings, but is much closer to home and half the price!


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