Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

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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 Workshop Series (PB): Saturday, April 22 from 10am-2pm (Lafayette, LA). Join us for a Picture Book Workshop with award-winning author and illustrator Leslie Helakoski. This hands-on workshop will examine Writing Picture Books: Structure and Voice, Rhythm and Revision parts 1 & 2. $50 members/$65 non-members. Registration Now Open.
Join A Meeting(s): SCBWI La/Ms has returned to In-Person Meetings in a few locations (New Orleans and Acadiana regions). If you would like to set up a physical in-person meeting OR are interested in the region having a Virtual Zoom Meeting, please email us. Not a member? Join our email list and hop in a meeting or two ... it's FREE. Email us for details.
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, graphic novels or young adult dilemmas? Send us your input by email. Email Us Your Webinar Ideas >

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.