Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

The Art of Story 2018

Date(s) - 04/27/2018 - 04/29/2018
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Albert at Bay Suite Hotel
435 Albert St. - Ottawa, ON K1R 7X4

Registration is OPEN!

SCBWI Canada East


The Art of Story 2018


Storytime - illustration by Alice Carter Illustration by Alice Carter


Join us in Ottawa for our twenty-first annual conference. Spend an exciting weekend with fellow writers, illustrators, and professionals from the children’s publishing industry.

As usual, our guest faculty will include agents and editors from top houses:

✓ Laura Godwin, Vice President and Publisher, Godwin Books, an imprint of Henry Holt Books for Young Readers

✓ Aubrey Poole, Editor, Jimmy Patterson Books, Hachette Book Group

✓ Elizabeth Parisi, Art Director, Scholastic Books US

✓ Maria Vicente, Agent, P. S. Literary

Catherine Austen, author

Katherine Battersby, author-illustrator

Elly MacKay, illustrator

You can view full conference details via the links in the right-hand menu. or you can download the conference brochure.

If you’d like to help advertise the conference, you can also download the conference poster for posting at your local library, favourite coffee shop or local writer’s hang-out.

Please contact Alma Fullerton, Regional Advisor, or Michelle Jodoin, Assistant Regional Advisor, should you have any questions or should you encounter any difficulties with the registration process.

If you prefer to pay offline, we can offer that option, however, we request that you register online so that we can hold your spot. Please register using the form below. The image below demonstrates how to select the “pay offline” option.


If you encounter any issues with PayPal, please contact Alma Fullerton, Regional Advisor.

PLEASE NOTE: To ensure a smooth registration process from a technical standpoint, the use of the Chrome browser is highly recommended.