About Us

The Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Central-Coastal California Region provides programs and services for Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Kern counties. We are a warm and welcoming group focused on craft and professional support. Programs include an annual Writers' Day and Writers' Retreat, bi-annual Illustrators Day …

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July 1-22, 2016
Writers' Day Scholarships

August 13-20, 2016
Critique Week
Various Locations


October 15, 2016
Writers' Day
Thousand Oaks
Registration opens August 1

January 13-15, 2017
Writers' Retreat
Santa Barbara
More Info to Come!


April 29, 2017
Workshop – Robin LaFevers
San Luis Obispo
More Info to Come!

Traveling Sketchbook
Currently en route