Nurturing Your Artistic Voice: A Guide for Kidlit Rebels and Risk-takers 2019

September 22 - 25, 2019


#Kidlit authors & illustrators: uncover ways to bring your artistic voice to the page.

The children’s book industry demands work that feels fresh and can serve today’s competitive market. But how do we merge business demands with the truest artistic expression of ourselves? Is it possible to construct a business plan for an artistic life? Yes. In this three-day workshop, illustrator Carolyn Flores and Newbery award-winning author Meg Medina will offer practical tips on setting goals and developing daily practices and exercises to nurture your artistic voice as a writer and/or illustrator and to keep you growing in both the art and business of publishing.


Meg Medina

Meg Medina is a Newbery and Pura Belpré award-winning author of picture books, middle grade, and YA fiction. She is…
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Ellice Lee

Ellice Lee (she/her) is VP, Senior Art Director of Philomel/Viking/Flamingo Books and has been at Penguin Young Readers for 5…
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All-inclusive registration includes workshop tuition, lodging, meals, beverages, and snacks. Free shuttle service is available from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) International Airport.

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workshop information

Begins with dinner on Sunday, September 22; ends on Wednesday, September 25, with lunch.

Our all-inclusive price means we provide transportation to and from the airport, lodging, all meals, unlimited snacks, and wireless Internet access.