• Photo on left: Ellen Ruffin with the deGrummond Collection. Photo on right, left to right: Cheryl Mathis, Carrel Muller and Pat Hefler are at the 40th summer conference in LA awards luncheon.
  • At the 2011 Louisiana Book Festival (left to right): Cheryl Mathis, Dianne de las Casas, and Virginia Howard
  • Speaker Leslie Helakoski (second from right) at regional SCBWI Louisiana conference, October 2011
  • 2012 magazine workshop presented by Virginia Butler and Carrel Muller
  • 2012 Illustrator Sketch Day at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, City Park, New Orleans
  • With John Scieszka at Hattiesburg Book Fest 2012
  • Hippies at SCBWI national conference 2012

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LA/MS REGION May Meeting


Madisonville Library, 1123 Main Street, Madisonville, LA

May 16, 2015

1:30 – 4:30 pm


From I-12, take the US-190 E Exit 63A toward Mandeville. Merge onto LA-22W toward Ponchatoula. Go 4.6 miles and turn onto Main St./ LA-1077. The library is .35 miles down Main St. on the left.