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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Carolyn Dee Flores

Carolyn Dee Flores is the author and illustrator of The Amazing Watercolor Fish which broke new ground in picture book…
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Ellice Lee

Special Guest Ellice Lee is the Associate Art Director of Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, where…
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All-Inclusive Event Cost: $999.00

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

workshop information

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