Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • Art Licensing for Illustrators – How to License Your Art and Product Concepts Monday 11/5 from 6-8pm & An Inside Look at Audiobooks, From Concept to Production Saturday 11/10 from 10-11:30am
  • 2019 Spring Spirit Logo Contest is now open
  • The Holiday Mixer is open to CA: North/Central members, and is a wonderful way to celebrate your creative year and spread holiday cheer. This year our mixer is an old fashioned holiday party with no presenters, sales, or promotions. We hope you’ll join us and all of your SCBWI friends!


Take a look at the map of our region. It is vast, extending from the Oregon border southward to Kings, Tulare and Inyo counties. Endless inspiration abounds from such majestic sites as Yosemite, the Eastern Sierra, South Lake Tahoe, the Mendocino coast, Lassen and Mt. Shasta, not to mention the

Read More
R.A. CORNER  News & Regional Updates: September 2018 - We’d like to thank our former RA, Bitsy Kemper. Under her three years of leadership the Regional Team launched many new programs and events. Even as she was preparing to hand over the torch, she made sure we were set with a link allowing our PAL members with 2018 titles to be included in the next showcase. If you’d like to submit your title, here is the link: We’re going to miss Bitsy’s innovative spirit and energy, but your new Regional Team is committed to maintaining our traditions and bringing new ideas to support our members on their creative journeys. Here is our contact information:

Nikki Shannon Smith, CoRA:

Kristen Schwartz, CoRA:

Shirley Richey, ARA:

TBD, IC (email currently handled by Kristen Schwartz):

General Questions:

P.O. Box 1017, Davis, CA 95617