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  • Pencil us in for the 2018 Middle Grade/Young Adult Writer’s Retreat. Date/Time Date(s) - 05/04/2018 - 05/06/2018 6:00 pm - 1:00 pm Location Tahquitz Pines 55251 S Circle Dr. - Idyllwild, CA 92549   .     Details will be coming soon!   Retreat Dates:  5/4/18 to 5/6/18  Location: Tahquitz Pines  55251 S Circle Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549      Contact; Bev, or Ernesto,

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Welcome to SoCal

Our chapter of SCBWI includes Orange County, San Bernardino, Riverside and Long Beach. We have sunny beaches, snow-capped mountains, award winning wineries and the legendary deserts of Palm Springs; Disneyland and Raging Waters; and most importantly we have some incredible writers and illustrators who gather here for a

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The Next Meet-Up


Weds, November 15, 2017
7=9 pm 
Location: dA Center for the Arts
252 S Main St # D, Pomona, CA 91766
This is the last meeting before the holidays and new year!
Please bring work to share!!!!!!
For more information, contact Gina Capaldi at
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Passover Cowboy, Illustrated by Gina Capaldi
"… but it’s Capaldi’s (Red Bird Sings) sun-infused watercolors that make the story sing. She lyrically evokes the sense of new possibilities on the wide-open Argentinian plains, the exhilaration of feeling safe and free, and the coming together of two different cultures. " - Publishers Weekly

"Capaldi’s watercolor illustrations fill the pages with action and personality. A Seder and cowboy clothes are beautifully woven together."- Kirkus Reviews