Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

RMC-SCBWI Nonfiction Summit for Children’s Book Writers

Date(s) - 04/30/2016
7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Chautauqua - Boulder, Colorado 80302

RMC-SCBWI Nonfiction Summit

Event FULL! If you would like to add your name to our waiting list, please email the registrar at


A DYNAMIC and active event that will equip participants with an arsenal of practical take-home tools!

This event is for children's book writers. If you are interested in learning from the senior editor of Calkins Creek Books, an imprint of Boyd's Mill Press, you should come! If you are interested in learning from the senior editor of History and World Cultures of HIGHLIGHTS magazine, you should come! If you have a passion for nonfiction, and want to hear from the SCBWI Golden Kite winner, you should come! If you write fiction and you're curious about applying your skills to nonficiton, you should come! If you are interested in learning about writing for the educational market, you should come! If you would like to hone your craft as a writer, you should come!

In conclusion…YOU SHOULD COME!

Date: April 30, 2016, 7:30am-5:00pm

Cost: SCBWI MEMBERS: $120, NON-MEMBERS: $140 Advanced registration required.

Registration is limited to 45 participants, so reserve your spot early!!

Where: Chautauqua Community House, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder Colorado 80302

For details about the schedule and the faculty, please click on the tabs located to the right of this page.

For registration questions please contact: Jerilyn Patterson at

For other questions please contact: Kim Tomsic at



**We wish we could offer Nordstrom's refund policy, but alas we are a non-profit organization, and we take a financial risk when planning these sorts of events (placing deposits down for meeting space, meals, flights, etc.) Thank you for understanding our cancellation policy as follows:

  • You may receive a full refund on tuition minus a $25.00 administration fee up until friday, March 11, 2016
  • You may receive a 50% refund if canceled between March 12 and April 8, 2016
  • No refunds are available after April 8, 2016
  • No refunds or cancellations are available for the critique option. If you are unable to meet the submission deadline for the critique, you also forfeit the option and the critique fee.

This event is fully booked.