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Writers Lab Mini-Conference 2: “The Nitty Gritty”

October 1, 2013

On Saturday, November 9th, 2013 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Bank Street will be hosting the second Writers Lab mini-conference, “The Nitty Gritty.”

Schedule of Events

8:30-9:00AM Registration and Coffee

9:00-9:30AM Opening Keynote – Beth Kephart on the teaching of truth


9:30-10:10AM  On Reviewing – Roger Sutton from The Horn Book, Vicky Smith from Kirkus Reviews, Luann Toth from School Library Journal and Sarah Smith, children’s editor of The New York Times Book Review.

10:15-11:00AM Breakout Discussion on “Mentor Texts”
Please select from the list of discussion leaders.

11:00AM to 12:00PM Autographing Session*

*Plus 15-minute, one-on-one manuscript and portfolio critiques with editors, agents, and art directors. (This critique requires an additional fee and advance submission of manuscripts by October 15. Please see manuscript submission guidelines for more information.)


Conference fee: $50
One-on-One Manuscript Critique: $40

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