Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

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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Upcoming Events

  Season Ticket registration will open on September 1, 2019. For more information click on  September 1st on the calendar on the My Region page or click hereTake note of our new venue: UCSD Extension, Room 116 at 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego, CA 92122. Parking is free, at this location. For a map click here. The 2019-2020 Sign In Sheet can be printed here. Our 2019 - 2020 season will start on September 14th, 2019.  Topic of our first meeting is,  What Are Editors Looking For? with Deborah Halverson, freelance editor and author of SCBWI's Annual Market Report.  October 12, 2019 will be a PB Text Intensive with Melissa Manlove and Stephanie Von Borstel, see below for the registration link.    Check Webinars in menu to the right for upcoming webinars from all regions that we know about.     Upcoming Intensives: October 12, 2019: PB Text Intensive - With Melissa Manlove and Stephanie Von Borstel. Registration is open-click here for more info.

Illustrator Meet-up on Third Thursday (7-9:30 pm) - Sept 19 - Email Lisa click here, as this schmooze will be off campus and she will need to email you the address.


 San Diego Authors and Illustrators and Their Books