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.

We meet the

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

Hahn School of Nursing, University of San Diego   click here for directions


Coming UP:


Dec 13 – Published Members Lessons Learned with:

Marcia Berneger, Edith Hope Fine, Henry Herz, Richard Lederer, Michael Mahin and Lynda Pfleuger. As a bonus, Randy Morrison will highlight key laws authors and illustrators need to know and abide by.


Dec 13 – Published Members Book Sale –

Get the perfect gift for the holidays inscribed for your loved ones. Published chapter members will be selling and signing their books. If you have books you'd like to sell, please email the chapter at sandiego@scbwi.org


San Diego Authors and Illustrators and Their Books