Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

About Our Region
We are a vibrant community of “Creatives” learning the unique craft of writing and illustrating for children and teens.

We are lucky to have a Regional Advisor Emeritus, Anna Myers. As well as an amazing Leadership Team: Leadership Team.



"Striking at the Reader's Heart"
A conference to learn about writing and illustrating for Children and teens.
Speakers for the conference (Click on their name to learn more about them):
  • Chad W. Beckerman, Creative Director for Amulet Books, Abrams Books for Young Readers, and ComicArts.
  • Andrea Hall, Associate Editor with Albert Whitman & Company
  • Hannah Mann, Junior Agent with Writers House Literary Agency
  • Daniel Nayeri, Publisher at Macmillan Children's Publishing Group
  • Allison Remcheck, Associate Agent with Stimola Literary Studio
  • Emily Heddleson, Senior Manager, Library & Educational Marketing
  • Jerry Bennett, Oklahoma Illustrator Coordinator and Professional Artist