Taking Your Writing & Art to New Places: Published Authors and Illustrators at Work 2019

September 25 - 29, 2019


You’ve launched your career–now what? Discuss, dissect, collaborate, and grow.

This workshop is for published authors & illustrator to have time to talk about their careers, challenges, deadlines and upcoming projects. With this workshop, we are aiming for meaningful conversation about how to continue to push the boundaries of our work. How do we acknowledge the power of our recurring themes and at the same time find ways to break new ground and find innovation?


Jennifer Jacobson

Jennifer is the author of many award-winning children’s books including Small as an Elephant (IRA Young Adult’s Choice, Parents’ Choice…
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Renée Watson

Renée Watson is a New York Times Bestselling author, educator, and activist. Her young adult novel, Piecing Me Together (Bloomsbury,…
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more faculty to come

Please note: we are still adding faculty to this workshop!
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All-Inclusive Event Cost: $1,295.00

All-inclusive means we provide transportation to and from the airport, lodging and all meals.

workshop information

Begins at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25 with an optional tour of Highlights for Children and Boyds Mills Press; ends on Saturday, September 29, with lunch.