Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • Save the dates! October 5-6, 2018, SoCal SCBWI will be hosting Writers and Illustrators Day at Cal State Fullerton. You will be able to learn more about the craft of writing and/or illustrating, and learn the latest in the publishing industry from Editors, Agents and published authors. More information will be posted soon.
About Us

Welcome to SoCal

Our region includes Orange County, San Bernardino, Riverside and Long Beach. We have sunny beaches, snow-capped mountains, and scenic deserts. We are also home to incredible writers and illustrators who mingle and hone their craft at monthly meet-ups and critique groups, an annual retreat and an annual

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Join us for Meet-ups to mingle with fellow writers and illustrators! When: Fridays: July 20, August 24 and September 7, 2018 6:00 for critique group 7:00 to mingle Where (Our new home): Makara Center for the Arts 811 N. Main St. Santa Ana, CA 92701 (714) 465-1190 To be added to the email list for the meet-ups, contact Tim Burke: To RSVP for the critique meeting, contact Amy Terranova at: