SCBWI Malaysia is a not-for-profit organization set up to develop local writers and illustrators and to bring together writers, illustrators, publishers, booksellers, educators and others for positive and mutually beneficial communications and interactions.
With the kind sponsorship of Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing, SCWBI Malaysia is pleased to invite you to participate in a one-day conference as follows:
Date : Fri, 20 November 2009
Time : 10.30am-5.30pm
Venue : Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology (LUCT)
Official launch by Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing
In conjunction with this conference, we will be having an illustrators’ exhibition, book sales and a series of talks and panel discussions.
The Illustrators’ Exhibition will be held prominently at the busy and spacious plaza at the entrance of LUCT. Published illustrators may submit up to five pieces of artwork/print (please do not submit original artwork). Max artwork size is A3 (420x297mm). Either the Publisher or the illustrator may submit artwork for the exhibition. Prints will not be returned.
Book Exhibition and Sales
Publishers and booksellers may also take this opportunity to showcase and sell their books on that day only. Books should be children, young adults or design books. Booths will be at the plaza of LUCT.
Talks and Panel Discussions
From 2.00pm onwards, there will be a series of interesting talks and panel discussions on the relevant topics including the use of illustrations in Malaysian children’s literature; addressing multiculturalism issues in children’s literature; preparing children’s picture books – the experience of an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator; and others. Entrance is free.
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