Posted by: Kathy Temean | March 8, 2016

The 21st Century Children’s Nonfiction Conference 2016


The fourth annual weekend-long conference for writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, librarians, educators, and digital developers of children’s nonfiction is to be held at Iona College, New Rochelle, NY, June 10-12, 2016.

In addition to presentations on the art and craft of writing and illustrating children’s nonfiction and on social media and building a brand, new for this year are intensives, workshops, and panels on:

• Graphic Nonfiction
• Audiobooks
• Indie Publishing
• Book Design and Formats
• Book Awards and “Best Of” lists
• Diversity and Multiculturalism
• Multimedia
• Permissions
• Educational Innovations.


To register, and for full details of the Program and Faculty, go to

Here is Publishers Weekly’s report on the 2015 event:

Talk tomorrow,


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