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.

2021 Events:

More event announcements to come.

May… Writers Day

2020 Events:

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all 2020 SCBWI-LA in-person events are postponed. We are working to hold some events online. Check back for updates.

March… Writers Day Pre-Event Masterclass
March… Writers Day
May… Down the Rabbit Hole
June… Critique Day: Online Edition
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.