SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

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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

MayFest will be May 1st from 9 - 5 p.m. (please note it is the first Saturday in May.) Registration is still open, but it will be closed as of  Monday, April 26th 8 p.m. (PT.) For more information and to register click here  
Our Chapter Meetings and Our Intensives are over for our 2020/2021 Season. Watch here for our 2021/2022 schedule posting sometime this summer.  We will continue with on-line Zoom meetings Sept. thru Dec. but hope to start in-person meetings by Jan. 2022 (and possibly on-line as well.) _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Illustrator Meet-ups are usually on the Third Thursday September through May (None in December) from 7-9:00 p.m. - Watch here for future meeting schedules and venues. The April SchmooZoom will take place on Thursday, Apr. 15th. We have been having really productive and fun meetings this year! Join us! Email me if you’d like to attend and I will send a Zoom link about 10 min before the meeting. If you haven't already, please RSVP to receive the Zoom link. Any questions, email Lisa click here 


For upcoming webinars from our region and other regions be sure to click on SCBWI Digital at the top of the SCBWI International main page.
Our Chapters Social Events. Watch here for our next social hosted by Denise Harbison.  After a new social is announced you can get more details by clicking here, and look for them in our chapter's newsletter and on our Facebook page. BOOK CLUB has been temporarily suspended. Watch here for future information.  For more info and  zoom links click here.
2021/2022 Season we hope we can resume meeting face-to-face. At that time we expect to continue at this venue: UCSD Extension, Room 116 at 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego, CA 92122. Parking is free, at this location. For a map click here.                                              

 San Diego Authors and Illustrators and Their Books