SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Regional Events

Regional events give you more opportunities to network, learn and have fun with writers and illustrators in your area. The number and types of regional events sponsored by SCBWI-L.A. vary from year-to-year – evolving with the needs and interests of our members.

2020 Events:

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all SCBWI-LA in-person events are postponed. Check back for updates when it is safe for us to meet again.

March… Writers Day Pre-Event Masterclass
March… Writers Day
May… Down the Rabbit Hole
Spring… PAL Pitch Like a Pro Workshop
Spring… PAL Makers Mixer
Spring… Critique Day
September… Working Writer’s Retreat
Fall… Dummy Day

2019 Events:

March… Writers Day
April… L.A. Times Festival of Books
April… PAL Pitch Like a Pro Workshop
May… PAL Makers Mixer
June… Critique Day
September… Working Writer’s Retreat
Fall… Illustrator’s Day

2018 Events:

March… Writers Day
April… L.A. Times Festival of Books
June… Critique Day
September… Working Writer’s Retreat
October… Dummy Day

2017 Events:

February… Writers & Illustrators Day
April… L.A. Times Festival of Books
June… Critiquenic
September… Working Writer’s Retreat
October… Dummy Day

2016 Events:

March… Writer’s Day
April… Butt-In-Chair Retreat
April… L.A. Times Festival of Books
June… Critiquenic
October… Working Writer’s Retreat

SCBWI-L.A.’s members host smaller events throughout the year called LitMingles. LitMingles are informal get-togethers, often held monthly, where general topics are chosen for group discussion. Complete information about area LitMingles can be accessed on the LitMingle section of the website.