Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

We’re Social. You?

Interested in writing and/or illustrating books for children?

Seeking a critique group for 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

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JambaLAya Kidlit Conference_The Hybrid (July 14-16, 2022): JambaLAya KidLit Conference 2022 now offers zoom workshops (Thursday & Friday evening) as well as in-person sessions (all day Saturday). If you opt for the Saturday in-person sessions, the zoom workshops on Thursday and Friday are included in your registration! Can't attend in person? Try the zoom workshops separately. Workshops, panels, critiques, portfolio showcases. Registration now open >
La/Ms Webinar Ideas: We'd love to know what topics you would like our region to host as a webinar. Editors or agents? Picture book process, middle grade pacing or young adult dilemmas? Send us your input by email. Email Us Your Webinar Ideas >
Join A Virtual Meeting: SCBWI La/Ms has transitioned to Virtual Meetings through ZOOM in the comfort of your own home. Members, stay tuned to emails about meetings in your area ... OR join one in another group (it's online anywhere). Not a member? Join our email list and hop in a meeting or two ... it's FREE. Email us for details.

SCBWI Webinars from around the states: SCBWI offers webinars across the regions in the US and abroad. Webinar List >

For upcoming events around the La/Ms Region, view our Event Calendar.
For general information on meetings, click Network Meets + General Info.