• REGISTRATION FOR SF/SOUTH AGENT'S DAY 2014 IS NOW OPEN! REGISTER TODAY and SAVE! $110 EARLYBIRD PRICING for SCBWI members begins APRIL 16, 2014 and ends MAY 1, 2014. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR SF/SOUTH AGENT'S DAY Join us for an incredible day that will feature FIVE of the country's leading agents in the field of Children's Literature! This very special event will include agent presentations, an agent panel discussion, a query workshop, and lunch, PLUS an extended “Agent Roundtable Discussion” session allowing attendees to meet with agents in small groups to discuss industry topics and gain a better feel for each agent’s personality and work-style. The best first step to landing an agent is building a relationship from the ground up and finding a connection with the agent that is right for you. This session will give you much needed insight so that you can make a more informed decision about who to submit to after the conference. Following Agent's Day our attendees will have the opportunity to submit their work to any of the five agents on the faculty with whom they feel their work is a strong fit. This conference is open to published and unpublished authors and illustrators. AVAILABILITY IS LIMITED. Register NOW and give your career the boost that it deserves!  Event Schedule: Plan to arrive at 9:00 AM for registration. The event will kick off at 9:30 AM and will end at 3:30 PM. Lunch will be provided.  Agents in attendance: Deborah Warren, East West Literary Agency Caryn Wiseman, Andrea Brown Literary Agency Abigail Simoun, Red Fox Literary Sean McCarthy, Sean McCarthy Literary Agency Mira Reisberg, Hummingbird Literary Agency   Paid Query and Manuscript Critique: • Attendees can opt to pay an additional fee of $45 to have one of our agents on faculty critique a query letter and up to 5 pages (double spaced, 12 point Times New Roman, 1" margins) of a picture book, middle grade novel, or YA novel in advance of the event. • The query letter must be in reference to the attached manuscript pages. • If your picture book manuscript is less than 5 pages, you may NOT send an additional manuscript. • Please do not address your query letter to a particular agent. However, you may indicate your top 2 preferred agents in your submission email and we will do our best to match you.  • Deadline for submission is 9:00 pm, May 15, 2014.  • You will receive your comments and/or marked materials in an envelope at the end of Agent's Day. • COMPLETE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES ARE LISTED IN THE DETAILS SECTION WHEN YOU VISIT THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION PAGE FOR AGENT'S DAY.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR SF/SOUTH AGENT'S DAY
About SF/South

The San Francisco/South region consists of the city and county of San Francisco and all coastal counties south to Monterey, including San Benito and Santa Clara. There are three regions in Northern CA: SF/South, North/Central and North/East Bay. All three regions provide conferences and workshops, and invite all Northern California …

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