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 2018 is a wrap! Save the date for next year's event: March 22-23, 2019

Now, on to the Big Chill Retreat, (October 12-14, 2018) in Canton, Mississippi. Make time to write and create among supportive colleagues in a bucolic setting. Distance critiques by editors will be offered before the retreat. Begins late-afternoon on Friday and runs until Sunday lunchtime. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW.

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."
Registration for the 2018 Los Angeles Summer Conference is now open! August 3-6. Learn more>
Thank everyone who made it to hear Louisiana native and 2018 Newberry Medalist for Hello, Universe, Erin Entrada Kelly, as she shared stories about the developing, writing, crafting and revising process. What a treat!