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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Big Chill Day on Zoom: Saturday, December 5, 8am-8pm. Dedicate a day to your creative life from the comfort of home via Zoom! Keynote address Finding Spark and Heart by author, Whitney Stewart; peer breakout sessions for critique and workshop your PB, Chapter Book, MG and/or YA work in progress, etc; yoga with author/illustrator Leslie Staub, and the ever-popular Beat Night at 6pm. FREE for SCBWI Members; $15 Nonmembers. Register Now >
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.