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November 29 - December 3, 2018

Intensive Nonfiction Picture Book Retreat 2018

This intensive nonfiction picture book retreat is open only to graduates of Carolyn P. Yoder’s workshops. Join Carolyn Yoder, senior…
Picture Books
May 2 - 5, 2019

Color, Light, Line, and Texture Hands-on Workshop 2019

Come play in paint, explore collage, dive into textiles during this hands-on retreat for everyone. NO previous art experience required!…
For Illustrators
Picture Books
May 30 - June 2, 2019

Crafting a Picture Book Dummy with Heart and Soul II: A Creative Breakthrough 2019

Find balance with words and pictures as you polish your picture book dummy for submission. Whether you are working on…
For Illustrators
Picture Books
June 20 - 23, 2019

PB&J: Picture Books and All That Jazz 2019

Go beyond the basics to understand the “whys” behind current picture book bestsellers. Everyone loves picture books! But writing stories…
For Illustrators
Picture Books
July 7 - 12, 2019

Summer Camp at the Barn: A Week of Creative Mentorship 2019

Keynotes, workshops and a creative mentor to provide one-on-one support: our Summer Camp is for any writer or illustrator who…
Picture Books
August 4 - 7, 2019

The Ins and Outs of a Picture Book and Its Many Forms 2019

The word count may be short, but the work is long. Let three celebrated picture book authors help you navigate…
For Illustrators
Picture Books
September 19 - 22, 2019

Writing for Illustrators: An Author/Illustrator Intensive 2019

Join celebrated author/illustrators Elizabeth Rose Stanton, Lori Nichols, and Jessixa Bagley to grow as a writer while honoring your illustration…
For Illustrators
Picture Books