Our website is currently being updated with content for our 2015 conference! You may continue to browse the program and faculty from our 2014 conference. Be sure to check out the themes we have listed below for our 2015 conference and visit our site again soon to see our extensive variety of exciting programming for this year's 21st Century Children's Nonfiction Conference™.

A Unique


That Highlights ...

  • What's new in children's nonfiction publishing


  • How you can use your talent to create books, e-books, apps, and other educational materials


  • How to use your creative skills to make information products


  • How to get ideas for school and library nonfiction presentations


  • How to sell and market yourself and your nonfiction ideas with digital technology and social media


  • Applying your expertise in fiction to a new genre: nonfiction


  • The Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and other Initiatives: How your nonfiction books and apps can meet them

Faculty and
Panels Include ...

  • Trade Nonfiction Publishers


  • Authors


  • Educational Publishers


  • Illustrators


  • Social Media Consultants


  • Magazine Publishers


  • Graphic Designers and Art Editors


  • E-book and App Developers


  • Editors


  • Book Packagers and Creation Houses


  • Educators


  • Museum Exhibit Creators


  • Library Program Supervisors

Who Should


  • Authors/Writers


  • Illustrators/Artists


  • Teachers


  • Librarians


  • Booksellers


  • Editors


  • Designers


  • Students of creative writing, graphic design, and media studies


  • Publishing Staff


  • Digital Developers


... whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or published.

2015 Conference Themes

Understanding Common Core, STEM, STEAM, 3C

What you can do with e-books, apps, gamification ...

Hands-on workshops on creating picture books and storyboards

Learn the range of children's nonfiction – how to create it and sell it

Learn about outlets for your work from agents, editors, packagers, and digital developers

How some publishers and individuals make it work so successfully

Create your website and blog; boost your presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest

Publishers' marketing cycles and more!

Supporting Sponsors

Conference initiated by Lionel Bender of BRW, producers of children's illustrated nonfiction for international publishers;

co-chaired by author/editor Sally Isaacs; and powered by Star Consulting, Inc., producers of top-calibre conferences and events.  •  •