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Super Children’s Book Boot Camp 2017 | July 20 – July 23, 2017

Finish your picture book and get it ready for submission!

Designed for authors and illustrators with a picture book project in progress, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to polish, finish, and present your manuscript to top publishing professionals. You’ll work with established children’s book authors and 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 20 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.

View sample schedule (from 2016 workshop)

Faculty & Special Guests

"It was great to hear from people who have, collectively, over 100 years (and 100 books) in the industry. Their insight was valuable."—2016 attendee

"The faculty were all terrific. Each contributed something personal and distinctive to the critique process."—2016 attendee

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