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A Unique

Conference

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

Attend?

  • 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.

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MEET PEOPLE WHO WILL TAKE CHILDREN'S NONFICTION
TO THE NEXT LEVEL

 

Find out what others are thinking and doing in children’s nonfiction at the unique meeting place for publishers, digital pioneers, authors, illustrators, teachers, and librarians. Attend workshops and panels. Learn about new products, technology, and methodology. Ask questions. Get inspired!

JOIN CONVERSATIONS ON COMMON CORE & NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS

 

What is Amie Wright at the New York Public Library looking for when she chooses book recommendations for the New York public schools? What are publishers such as Pearson, National Geographic, and Capstone doing to meet the new standards? Be a part of the conversations so that you know where you are going!

LEARN THE LATEST ABOUT
PRE-K LITERACY

 

Pre-K is a growing market! Find out what publishers such as Highlights, Abrams, and Capstone are doing. Learn where authors, illustrators, game developers, and app developers are heading.

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FOLLOW SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING TRENDS

 

Social media -- it’s everywhere! Publishers, authors, and illustrators are reaching their markets through social media channels which are constantly evolving. Branding consulting Dixie Laite of Nickelodeon will share how she uses social media. Jason Wells will talk about his marketing work for Abrams’ Diary of a Wimpy Kid and others products.

GET UP TO SPEED ON DIGITAL PUBLISHING, GAMIFICATION, TRANSMEDIA, & APPS

 

Fascinating pioneers in digital publishing, gamification, and transmedia will share their latest apps and transmedia products and show us that pathways to publishing go way beyond books!

CONNECT WITH PEOPLE FROM

THESE ORGANIZATIONS

 

Abrams • Highlights • Capstone

National Geographic Kids • Calkins Creek  Pearson • Nickelodeon • Time For Kids  New York Public Library • Green Door Labs  American Museum of Natural History  Sports Illustrated Kids Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics • Zest Books  Press4Kids

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. www.brw.co.uk  •  www.sallyisaacs.com  •  www.starconsultinginc.com