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?

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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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Big Chill Retreat is upon us (October 12-14, 2018) in Canton, Mississippi. Make time to write and create among supportive colleagues in a bucolic setting. Begins late-afternoon on Friday and runs until Sunday lunchtime.Now get ready for the return by popular demand of Big Chill Beat Night. View Tentative Schedule. You can still REGISTER NOW.

ACADIANA Children's Books Publishing to Pulicizing – Join a panel discussion with children's books authors and illustrators plus special guest Jan Risher, publicist and author: Thursday, September 27 at 6:30pm, South Regional Library in Lafayette. View more details>
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."
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!
JambaLAya KidLit Conference 2018 is a wrap! Save the date for next year's event: March 22-23, 2019