The Arkansas Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) Conference is June 22-23, 20187 in Central Arkansas.
Conference faculty includes Sarah Jane Abbott, assistant editor at Paula Wiseman Books and Beach Lane Books (Simon & Schuster); Jessica Anderson, assistant editor at Christy Ottaviano Books (Henry Holt & Company, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Group); and Natascha Morris, literary agent at BookEnds Literary Agency.
The conference will offer a dinner, genre meetings and pitch sessions on June 22 (North Little Rock Community Center, North Little Rock). Conference sessions, lunch and critiques are on June 23 (Butler Center, Little Rock).
Opportunities are available for writers and artists to receive feedback on their manuscripts and portfolios. Remember that spaces for consultations are limited, so sign up early if you want to secure a spot.
Registration is open: https://arkansas.scbwi.org/events/arkansas-scbwi-conference-2018/