SEPTEMBER 13-15, 2018


Doubletree by Hilton Phoenix-Gilbert

1800 S Santan Village Pkwy, Gilbert, AZ 85295

Registration & Fees

Conference registration includes lunch on both Friday and Saturday.

2-Day Conference: $230

Friday Only (includes keynote and gala): $115

Saturday Only (includes book signing): $115

Thursday Workshops Add-on: $35


DISCOUNTS - ANWA members receive a $20 discount, which is applied at checkout. All registrations before JUNE 10, 2018 also receive a $15 Early Bird discount.

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CANCELLATION POLICY - No conference registration cancellation refunds after August 31, 2018 (2 weeks before.)

CHILDREN POLICY - For ANWA Conferences, Workshops, and Seminars children under the age of 12, including babies, are not permitted in the classrooms. Please make other arrangements if you plan to attend. Conference attendees ages 12-14 must be approved by the Executive Committee in advance. Accommodations for nursing mothers may be arranged upon request.

2018 Keynote To Be Announced Soon
A Giant Thank You to our 2017 Keynote Speaker

Julie Berry

Julie Berry grew up in western New York. She holds a BS from Rensselaer in communication and an MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. She now lives in southern California with her husband and four sons. All the Truth That’s in Me (September 2013, Viking) was Julie’s first young adult novel. It earned five starred reviews and garnered widespread critical praise. It was nominated for the Edgar Award for Young Adult Mystery, and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal (UK), and was the recipient of the 2014 Silver Inky award, the Whitney Award for YA, and the Westchester Fiction Prize. Julie is also the author of seven other critically acclaimed titles for young readers. Her works appear in international versions worldwide. Prior to becoming an author, she worked in software sales and marketing. Find her online at www., or on Twitter @julieberrybooks.

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