I'll share more details about intensives and the conference theme soon, and hope to see many of my online friends in Miami! Here's the faculty list:
Donna Jo Napoli
Diane Muldrow—Editorial Director, Golden Books at Random House, Inc.
Bonnie Bader— Editor-in-Chief of Grosset and Dunlap and Price Stern Sloan, two imprints of the Penguin Young Readers Group
Cheryl Klein—Senior Editor at Arthur A. Levine Books (an imprint of Scholastic)
Tamar Brazis—Editorial Director at Abrams
Marietta Zacker—agent at the Nancy Gallt Literary Agency
Jill Corcoran—from the Herman Agency. I’ve included many of her wonderful blog posts in our listserv. If you’re wondering what types of manuscripts interest her, check out this post.
Barry Furrow—Barry is a Professor of Law and the Director of the Health Law Program at the Earle Macke School of Law at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Although his expertise is in the field of health care, he has significant experience in publishing law. Barry has represented Donna Jo Napoli as her agent/lawyer since 1988. He has negotiated more than fifty book contracts on behalf of Napoli, with such publishers at Dutton, Simon & Schuster, Disney Hyperion, Wendy Lamb Books, National Geographic, Houghton Mifflin, and others. For a more information, you can visit www.earlemacklaw.drexel.edu to view Barry's faculty profile.
First Books Panel:
Laura Murray—scroll down to see her SCBWI Success Story here.
Augusta Scattergood—keep an eye out for her Success Story in a future listserv!
Medeia Sharif—scroll down to see her SCBWI Success Story here.
Jan Godown Annino