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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The Chapter meeting, critique groups and the Inside Children's Books class will meet on Jan 24. This is NOT the second Saturday of the month. Please mark your calendars.

Coming UP:


Jan 24 – First and Third-Person Narrators in Coming-of-Age Novels with award-winning author Laura McNeal

Bring paper or a device for writing because we'll be playing with the techniques and revising three sentences.


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


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


San Diego Authors and Illustrators and Their Books