The Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites in Hill City, SD (the location of the conference) has extended their great rate. If you make your reservation within the week, you can still get a room for $49/night.
Call 605-574-2577 to make reservations, and be sure to mention that you're coming for the Children's Writers and Illustrators conference. (This rate is NOT available online.)
See you soon!
Regional Advisor - Dakotas
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators