When

Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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The Graduate Center, City University of New York

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Kweli Editors
Kweli Journal
editors@kwelijournal.org

Kweli Color of Children's Literature Conference

Join us on April 6th for an incredible day with top editors, agents, authors & illustrators in the children's/YA publishing world. Our spring conference is an excellent opportunity for IPOC writers & illustrators to learn, get inspired and network with others in the industry. The conference will be held at 365 Fifth Avenue @ 34th St., New York, NY.

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    Please note that this conference is EXCLUSIVELY for Indigenous and POC writers and illustrators. Race is a social construct. However, Kweli must provide details about the make-up of our audiences to our grant funders. Please check your "race" / ethnic group. Multiple answers allowed.

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    $235.00

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  • Books for all of our participating authors and editors and illustrators will be available for sale and signing on Saturday, April 6th at the Graduate Center / CUNY.

  • For an additional fee of $45, you can participate in a manuscript critique or portfolio review. Please select three (3) names below. You will be able to rank them by preference. NOTE: Your manuscript for the critique session must be sent via email to editors@kwelijournal.org by Friday, March 1st, 11:59 pm. You can submit a full picture-book manuscript OR the first 10 DOUBLE-SPACED pages plus a one-page synopsis of a middle grade or young adult novel.

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Manuscript Critique Fee

If you would like to have a manuscript critiqued by a publishing professional participating in the conference, please select & rank three pros above & then check this item. Before you make your selections, please take the time to review the biographies on the Kweli website, and choose a professional who works with the genre of books you create. See http://www.kwelijournal.org/april-2018-conference-panelists for biographies.

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Master Class Fee

We are offering three Master Classes on Friday, April 5, 2019: And Then: All About Plot with Rita Williams Garcia (Middle Grade Novel); The Heart Wants What It Wants: How to Make Readers Fall in Love With Your Characters with Tiffany Liao (Young Adult Novel) and The Art of Storytelling: Mastering the Visual Language with E.B. Lewis (Picture Book). These workshops are limited to 15 - 20 students. First come, first served. The Master Classes will be held at the Graduate Center, CUNY.

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