Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Picture Book Summit Oct. 8th, 2022 This is a non SCBWI event

Hello, Picture Book Writer –
The countdown is on for Picture Book Summit 2022! Mark your calendar to attend the original online conference for picture book creators coming October 8, 2022. Did you see the Superstar Speaker reveal earlier this week? If not, check out the reveal video HERE.
We are thrilled to bring you this year’s lineup!
Superstar Speakers
  • The award-winning Fan Brothers
  • Bestselling Author and Newbery Award Winner Kate DiCamillo (Yes! THAT Kate DiCamillo!)
Workshop Presenters
  • Shadra Strickland
  • Katie Davis
  • Emma Walton Hamilton & Julie Hedlund
Agent Panel
  • Karly Dizon – Fuse Literary
  • Lori Kilkelly – LK Literary
  • Page Terlip – Andrea Brown Literary Agency
Editor Panel
  • Emily Feinberg – Senior Editor, Roaring Brook Press
  • Emma Ledbetter – Editorial Director of Picture Books, Abrams
  • Jess Harold – Editor, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers
We have an all-star line-up for our out-of-this-world theme:
Do you have the right stuff for writing picture books? This year’s speakers can’t wait to share their secrets for reaching the publishing stars!
2022 Pricing
We’re also excited to bring back our pricing structure that lets you pick the conference ticket that works best for you. Here’s our Early Bird Pricing starting June 1st:
Summit + Submissions – $247
You’ll enjoy the full Picture Book Summit program (7 hours of content, replay access until January 31, 2023, the private FB group, and an invite to the exclusive pre-Summit PJ Party), plus the opportunity to submit to our featured agents and editors after the Summit. (Each agent and editor will have their own submissions form so you can customize your pitches to each based on their interests.)
Summit Only – $177
Want the full-day of Summit presentations, replay access until January 31, 2022, the private FB group, and exclusive PJ Party, but don’t need the submissions opportunities? This is the option for you.
2022 Founders Sessions Add-on – $97
Do you love our Founders Session Series? Do you want to extend the education and inspiration of the Summit beyond October 8th? This year, you’ll have the option to add our much-anticipated Founders Sessions to your Summit experience right when you register. (Add-on only available with the purchase of the Summit Only or Summit + Submissions ticket.) More details on this year’s Founders Sessions theme to come!
Stay tuned. Full workshop descriptions will be announced May 23, 2022 and registration opens June 1, 2022!
But wait! If you remember from our email earlier this week, we told you that you’ve have a chance to win a free ticket to this year’s Summit! Just head over to the blog and enter the Rafflecopter. You can get entries for visiting us on Facebook and tweeting about our 2022 Superstar Speakers on Twitter. In fact, you can get a new entry each day you tweet. Check out all the details in the Rafflecopter HERE.
The Rafflecopter is open until May 26th and we’ll announce five free ticket winners on May 27th!
Good luck!
The Picture Book Summit Team