Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

We’re Social. You?

Interested in writing and/or illustrating books for children?

Seeking helpful feedback on your work?

Looking for a speaker for your bookstore, school or library?

We can help!

The Louisiana/Mississippi Chapter of SCBWI meets in various cities around the two states. Click on Events to find one near you. None nearby?

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JambaLAya KidLit Conference 2019 on Friday-Sunday, March 22-24, 2019. Faculty and speakers include senior editor with FSG/Macmillan, Grace Kendall; senior agent with Andrea Brown Literary Agency, Jennifer Laughran; art director with Simon & Schuster Books, Laurent Linn; author/storyteller/musician and Louisiana Writer Award-recipient, Johnette Downing; award-winning author and scholar Freddi Evans, and more. EARLY BIRD RATE ENDS JAN. 15. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN >>

Big Chill Retreat – that's a wrap! What an inspiring weekend of learning, writing, illustrating, creating, collaborating and relaxing among fellow #kidlit colleagues. If you attended, please take our online Big Chill Evaluation form.

Click on “Event Calendar” on the right sidebar for all upcoming events around the Region.
For general information on meetings, please click "Network Meets + General Info."