Sep 25 — 27, 2020
Los Angeles Convention Center
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Are You A Secret Kid-Lit Writer or Illustrator? SCBWI Can Help

Saturday @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, is the only professional organization specifically for individuals who write and illustrate for children and young adults. Our mission is to support the creation and availability of quality children’s books in every region of the world.

Through our awards, events, and publications, we give established writers and illustrators the tools and resources to manage their careers, as well as educate those just starting out. SCBWI is also proud to serve as a consolidated voice for our members within the publishing industry.


10:00 am - 10:50 am


Comics, Manga/Anime, Educational, Animation, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Literature
Panel Type
Panel Discussion, Other
R.S. Mellette
Moderator Qualifications
R.S. Mellette has written, directed, designed and acted in theatre, film and television for over 30 years. His credits in various jobs include XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS, NUTTY PROFESSOR II: THE KLUMPS, BLUE CRUSH, and his own JACKS OR BETTER, which won Dances With Films Best Screenplay award in 2000. He has been working with the festival ever since. His Tween Sci-Fi novel series, BILLY BOBBLE MAKES A MAGIC WAND, from Elephant Bookshelf Press is available on Amazon. Look for his latest Sci-Fi adventure, DARK STAR WARRIOR: The Morian Treasure, in 2020.
Panelists (one per line)
Rosalind Barden - Author Elisa Parhad - Author Sue Berger - Author Chris Robertson - Author/Illustrator
Panel Availability *Please select the available days for your panel (Please note: Selecting “Any Day” will increase the likelihood of your panel being approved due to flexibility of scheduling)
Saturday, Oct 12, Sunday, Oct 13
Panel Length
50 Minutes
Expected Attendance
Additional A/V Needed? *Los Angeles Comic Con will do its best to accommodate A/V requests, but it is dependent on availability of the equipment. We cannot guarantee that equipment will be compatible with your devices; we recommend you be prepared with alternate devices or backup options if they are crucial to your presentation.
So long as the audience can hear us, we won't need anything.
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