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Super Children’s Book Boot Camp 2016 | July 7 – July 10, 2016

Please note: this workshop is full. Send us an email to join our waiting list!

Finish your picture book and get it ready for submission. Designed for authors and illustrators with a picture book project in progress or in mind, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to develop it, polish it, finish it, and present it to top publishing professionals. You’ll work with established children’s book author/illustrators to get your project ready to present to a senior editor and a senior art director from two major publishing houses. You’ll also meet with a top literary agent interested in discovering new talent.

The workshop will be limited to twenty participants, with acceptance based on the viability of your book project. A maximum of 200 words from your manuscript and/or three illustration samples must accompany your application. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and finish that dream project, this workshop offers direct input from a faculty dedicated to helping you get your picture book published.

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

Faculty & Special Guests

"Instructors gave priceless, descriptive, and corrective feedback. I loved every minute!"—2014 attendee

"It has been my experience that Highlights runs great children's book conferences with high quality instruction and a comfortable environment."—Susan Chitwood, 2014 attendee, Charlottesville, VA
Super Children's Book Boot Camp 2015