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 Conference ~ The Virtual One (June 11-12): Get ready for this year's JambaLAya via Zoom starting Friday evening. Newbery author Linda Sue Park, editors Elizabeth Law (Holiday House) and Talia Benamy (Philomel), art director Maria Middleton ( Candlewick) and a pro session with Foreword Publicity. Plus, distant critique editors Catherine Frank (Editorial/Peachtree) and Nina Kooij (Arcadia/Pelican). This is one virtual weekend you don't want to miss. Registration Still 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.