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Young Authors Conference

Young Authors Conference

2020 Young Authors Conference
March 24 – 27, 2020
Skagit Valley College, Mt. Vernon

The 33rd Annual Young Authors Conference is coming the week of March 23, 2020! We welcome students in second through eighth grade to attend this amazing event, where they will learn from published authors and illustrators and share their own written work.

Craig Orback

This year’s featured presenter is Craig Orback. Craig is the award-winning illustrator of over 20 published books for children including “Born to Draw Comics” and the Charlotte Award and Keystone to Reading Book Award winning title, “The Can Man”. He has worked on picture books, easy readers, book covers, textbooks, graphic novels, magazines and beyond. Some of his past clients include Henry Holt & Co., Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, Highlights and Boy’s Life magazines. Craig also teaches children’s book illustration and loves to share his books with students during school and library visits. Visit Craig’s website to learn what’s next on his drawing board.

Register now to secure your spot!

Registration Form

If you have questions, please contact Kristine Juhl at kjuhl@nwesd.org