About Us

Welcome. Our chapter covers the San Diego/Imperial County region and is one of the most active chapters in the country. Members come from a variety of backgrounds and range in experience from those new to children’s writing or illustrating to authors and illustrators with numerous published titles.

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Registration Now Open for Illustrator Intensive click here


Coming UP:


Feb 14 – Panel on Nonfiction with Cindy Jenson-Elliott, Patrica Newman, and Wendy Perkins


Mar 14 – Artistrator E.B. Lewis discusses Illustration as Storytelling


Mar 15 - Full-day Illustrator Intensive with E.B. Lewis for more info click here


Optional Portfolio critiques for Illustrators on Saturday Morning, Mar 14 click here for more info


June 19-21 – Spring Retreat at Mission San Luis Rey


Winter Schedule – Critique Groups and Write-Ins click here for more information


Chapter Meetings 2-4 p.m. at Hahn School of Nursing, University of San Diego   click here for directions


San Diego Authors and Illustrators and Their Books