Writer's Day 2008

Date: Saturday, October 18th, 2008 Time: 9:15 AM - 6:30 PM

Speaker: Novelist Linda Gerber, Literary Agent Laura Rennert, Authors Irene Smalls, Tanya Batt, Holly Thompson and Suzanne Kamata

A full day of workshops, presentations and inspiration for published and pre-published writers of all genres of children's literature - from picture books to young adult fiction. This event will be in English. For a full schedule and presenter information visit Speakers include Y/A novelist Linda Gerber, Top Literary Agent Laura Rennert, Picture Book Authors Irene Smalls, Tanya Batt, Holly Thompson and Suzanne Kamata

Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan (SCBWI)

Cost: SCBWI Members: 5,000
Non-members: 8,000

Venue: AEON East Japan Meeting Hall, Nittochi Nishi-Shinjuku Bldg., 16F

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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Holly Thompson, SCBWI Tokyo Co-Regional Advisor
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Phone (work): 0467-31-6908