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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The Southwest Texas SCBWI Chapter is all about supporting YOU and your creative work! There are lots of ways to get involved and find out what’s going on in our area:

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Chapter members will receive our monthly newsletter for great information about other conferences and events happening around Texas!

 If you'd like to volunteer to be a part of our team, please email us at and let us know.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!


Our Events:

Click on the orange squares in the green calendar to see details of events taking place this month or select Events from the right sidebar.  Not able to attend any of them?  Check out SCBWI’s master list of webinars!

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.