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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Picture Book Workshop w/Leslie Staub (June 1, 11am-4pm) -- New Orleans, UNO Education Building: Presented by Leslie Staub, 2017 Golden Kite Honoree and 2018 Golden Kite Judge, whose newest release is Bedtime for Beasties (2019). This is a limited-enrollment workshop (20 max). Registration opens 4/9 for SCBWI members; 4/16 for non-members. Event Details >

JambaLAya KidLit Conference 2019 –– THANK YOU, THANK YOU! We couldn't have pulled off a fantastic weekend without the help of our many volunteers. Our speakers Grace Kendall, Jennifer Laughran, Laurent Linn, Johnette Downing and Freddi W. Evans were outstanding. Feedback Survey >

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.