Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Wild Wild Midwest

Date(s) - 05/03/2019 - 05/05/2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TBD - Naperville, Illinois

The 2019 Wild Wild Midwest Conference (WWMW), “Let’s Go to the Fair!” will be held May 3-5, 2019 at the conference center of the Chicago Marriott Naperville, in Naperville, Illinois.
We’ve got a list of blue-ribbon faculty lined up, including:

– Silvia Acevedo, author

– Jacqueline Alcántara, illustrator
– Julie Berry, author
– Betsy Bird, librarian and author
– Jack Cheng, author
– Shutta Crum, author
– Sharon Darrow, author
– Stephen Fraser, senior literary agent, The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency
– Josh Funk, author
– Clelia Gore, literary manager, Martin Literary Management
– Wendi Gu, literary agent, Janklow and Nesbit Associates
– Esther Hershenhorn, author
– Linda Howard, associate publisher, Tyndale House
– Angie Karcher, author
– Cheryl Klein, editorial director, Lee & Low Books
– A. LaFaye, author
– Dandi Daley Mackall, author
– Christine Mapondera-Talley, author
– Sarvinder Naberhaus, author
– Debbie Ridpath Ohi, author/illustrator
– Kathleen Ortiz, literary agent, New Leaf Literary
– John Parra, illustrator
– Carrie Pearson, author and consultant
– Sharismar Rodriguez, art director, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books
– Kashmira Sheth, author
– Linda Skeers, author
– Ruth Spiro, author
– David Stricklen, author
– Eliza Swift, senior editor, Sourcebooks
– Natasha Tarpley, author
– Tracy Vonder Brink, contributing editor, author
– Cyle Young, literary agent, Hartline Literary Agency

…and there are more to come!

Registration will open in early February.  SAVE THE DATES!