Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Photo Gallery

4th annual Tahquitz Writers Retreat online


SoCal SCBWI fans showing support for Steve Bramucci’s DANGER GANG #2!
The signing took place at the most awesome children’s bookstore in SoCal, Whale of a Tale.


Monthly meet-up critique groups sharing resources for children’s writers!


Photos from the 2019 Tahquitz Pines Writer Retreat!


Photos from our 2019 Authors Illustrators Day

Portfolio Award Recipients
Hannah Sease, Marcela Cespedes-Alicea, SoCal IC Gina Capaldi


Contest Winners:




agent Beth Phelan and asst editor Stephanie Guerdan offer feedback on first pages


Beth Phelan gives presentation on using social media


Stephanie Guerdan offers advice on the editing process including being asked to re-submit


award winning author Brian Lies talks about his thought process behind his picture book THE ROUGH PATCH


Agent Stephen Barbara and editor Jonah Heller give feedback on first pages from attendees


award winning author Andrea Loney


editor Jonah Heller explains the process behind fitting illustrations to text.


Agent Stephen Barbara offers advice on writing and submitting