About Our Region


Regional Advisor EmeritusAnna Myers

(See note beside Event Calendar)

 2  Connect Meetings (click on calendar for

details and locations):Tulsa - 2nd Tues. amyers_author@yahoo.com

OKC 3rd Tuesday oklahoma-ara@scbwi.org

SCBWI of Oklahoma

9521-B Riverside Pkwy, Box 251

Tulsa, Oklahoma  74137

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"Persistence + Professionalism = SUCCESS"

Evening of March 24 and all day March 25, 2017 in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Editors: Matt Ringler-Scholastic  

Jill Santopolo-Philomel

Agents: Kristin Nelson-Nelson Literary  

Linda Camacho-Prospect Agency

NY Times Best-Selling Author: Ally Carter

Autograph Session & Social

(Below is the schedule for Saturday, March 25. Attendees will also receive one in their folder.)

SCBWI-Oklahoma Spring Conference 2017

Southern Hills Crowne Plaza-Tulsa, Oklahoma

March 25, 2017

“Persistence + Professionalism = Success”

Saturday, March 25

*Bookstore & T-Shirt/Coloring Book Tables Open During Breaks – Cash, check, or card

9:00 – 9:10 Welcome and opening remarks – Helen Newton, Regional Advisor

9:10–9:55 Katrina Damkoehler–Sr. Art Director with Random “(Almost) Wordless Picture Books

9:55 – 10:05 Break

10:05–10:10 Door Prizes (must be present to win) Jill Donaldson, Assistant Regional Advisor

10:10 – 11:00 Kristin Nelson & Ally Carter “Beyond the Basics” What Really Differentiates YA from Adult Fiction?

11:00- 11:10 Break

11:10 – 11:15 Door Prizes (must be present to win)

11:15 – 12:00 Matthew Ringler, Editor with Scholastic Writing Success at Many Levels

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch & Art Room Visit (See name tags for table number—wait for instructions and table number to be called for buffet & viewing art room)

1:30 – 1:35 Drawing for Door Prizes (must be present to win)

1:35–2:20 Ally Carter, NY Times Best-Selling Author "Dear Ally: Letter to Baby Author Me"

2:20 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 2:35 Final Door Prizes

2:35–3:20 Jill Santopolo, Editor with Philomel “Getting to the Heart of the Matter”

3:20 – 3:30 Break

3:30–4:15 Linda Camacho, Agent with Prospect, “Your Personal Hero's Journey-Going from Pre-Published to Successfully Published   

4:15 – 4:25 Break

4:25–5:15 Key Note: Kristin Nelson, Agent with Nelson Literary What Will Your Then & Now Story Be?”

5:15 – 5:25 Good News, Announce Scholarship Winner, & Closing Remarks by Helen Newton – Regional Advisor

5:30 – 6:30 Social Reception in foyer and Book Signing in main meeting room.

*Please keep food and drinks away from the book tables.

(No formal group plans for supper.)

v Critiques will be returned by email later this evening.

v Off-Site critiques will be returned in a few weeks.

v See folder for important information about future SCBWI events.

Recording of presentations is prohibited. Handouts may not be reproduced in any form including online. Commenting about your conference experience on blogs, Facebook, etc. is appropriate.  However, sharing the specific information presented by a speaker is prohibited without permission from the speaker. By registering for this conference, you may be included in large or small group photos.