Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

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About Us

The Southwest Texas chapter meets in San Antonio, serving writers and illustrators from the Alamo City all the way to the Rio Grande. We host monthly events, which include topical meetings, sketch days, workshops, social hours, and Picture Book Salons. Also, along with our fellow Texas Chapters, we host

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(Check our newsletter for other conferences and events happening around Texas!)

Feb. 23, Saturday
WORKSHOP: The Amazing Idea of Play (changed)
Charlotte Sullivan Wild

Mar. 23, Saturday Chapter Meeting & Open Critique
Sharing Favorite Craft Books

May 11, Saturday Zoo Sketch and Write Day, weather permitting
Alternative plan TBD

May 18-19, Saturday and Sunday
Austin SCBWI Conference

ALL SCBWI WEBINARS -- Check the schedule!

SCBWI has a zero-tolerance policy against harassment of any kind. Any violation of this policy is actionable. Our website header image was created by SCBWI SWTX member Akiko White, an award-winning illustrator and writer. We use this image in all of our social media profiles, with the artist's permission.