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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EVENTS CALENDAR
UPCOMING CENCAL EVENTS

April 25, 2015
Workshop: Fearless Writing:
Wrangle Your Fears and Tackle Your Topics

Instructor: Andrew Smith
Santa Barbara

REGISTRATION IS NOW LIVE!

 

May 16, 2015
Morning Intensive:
Rev Your Poetry Power:
Poetic Forms, Voices, and Choices

Instructor: Joan Bransfield Graham
Afternoon: PAL Party
Westlake Village


 

SAVE THE DATES

June 7, 2015
SketchCrawl
Santa Barbara Zoo

 

July 26, 2015
Critiquenic
Simi Valley

 

September 12, 2015
Workshop – Picture Books, Step by Step
Instructor: Jody Fickes Shapiro
Bakersfield

 

October 17, 2015
Writers' Day
Thousand Oaks