Workshops

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Dates
Title
Action
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March 22 - 25, 2020

Poetry Intensive for Published Writers: Find Your Muse in the Woods 2020

Join Us To: Find ways to grow your craft, sharpen your voice, and expand your poetic and creative boundaries. Participate…
Creator Self-Care and Development
Expanding Careers or Genres
In-Person
Mar-May
Poetry
Published
Retreat Only
Writing Craft
June 11 - 14, 2020

Novels in Verse: Analyze and Generate 2020

Join Us To: Discover what makes a novel in verse successful. Generate pieces to add to or begin your novel.…
Almost ready to submit
Expanding Careers or Genres
In-Person
Mar-May
Novels
Poetry
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
August 9 - 12, 2020

Power-Up Poetry: Making Connections with Poetry Collections 2020

Join Us To: Get feedback to improve the structure and marketability of your full-length poetry manuscript. Receive one-to-one critique from…
Career Building Blocks
In-Person
June-Aug
Poetry
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
The Business of Publishing
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
September 10 - 13, 2020

Picture Books: Inspiration and Perspiration 2020

Join Us To: Take a look at what it means, holistically, to be a picture book creator. Open up what…
Almost ready to submit
Creator Self-Care and Development
Expanding Careers or Genres
Idea
Illustration Craft
In-Person
Just Getting Started
Nonfiction
Picture Books
Poetry
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Revising
Sept-Nov
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
September 29 - October 2, 2020

LatinX Writers: A Working Symposium 2020

Join Us To: Explore the Latinx experience in children's book writing and publishing: What stories do today’s children need from…
Almost ready to submit
Career Building Blocks
Chapter Books and Early Readers
Creator Self-Care and Development
Essential Conversations
Expanding Careers or Genres
Fiction
Idea
In-Person
Just Getting Started
Kidlit Professional
Nonfiction
Novels
Picture Books
Poetry
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Revising
Sept-Nov
Specialty or Other
Working on a draft
October 18 - 22, 2020

The Craft and Heart of Writing Poetry for Children 2020

Join Us To: Immerse yourself in writing poetry and working on your craft. Share your passion for poetry with peers…
Almost ready to submit
Creator Self-Care and Development
Expanding Careers or Genres
Idea
In-Person
Just Getting Started
Poetry
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Nov
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
October 22 - 25, 2020

A Working Poets Retreat 2020

Join Us To: Enjoy a working poet’s retreat in the woods. Have the time and space to focus on your…
Almost ready to submit
Creator Self-Care and Development
Idea
In-Person
Poetry
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Retreat Only
Revising
Sept-Nov
Working on a draft