Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

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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 2019 on Friday-Sunday, March 22-24, 2019. Faculty and speakers include senior editor with FSG/Macmillan, Grace Kendall; senior agent with Andrea Brown Literary Agency, Jennifer Laughran; art director with Simon & Schuster Books, Laurent Linn; author/storyteller/musician and Louisiana Writer Award-recipient, Johnette Downing; award-winning author and scholar Freddi W. Evans, and more.  REGISTER NOW

JambaLAya Volunteers? If you would like to volunteer at the JambaLAya KidLit conference, please email: Cheryl Mathis, 

SCBWI Webinars from around the states: SCBWI offers webinars across the regions in the US and abroad. This is a list of the webinars being provided by the various regions. 

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."