Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

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, Illustrators events, along

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County Mingles:
-Check topics/dates by County here.
Sign Up Now:
-Illustrators Mingle w/Jaime Zollars
         3/18/23 7:00pm-8:00pm @Zoom
-Let's Get Rhyming! Webinar w/Patricia Toht:          
         4/13/23 6:30pm-7:30pm @Zoom
More Info Coming Soon!
-Writers Day 1 Conf: 9/9/23@Camarillo Library
-Writers Day 2 Pitchfest: 9/10/23@Zoom
-PAL School Visits Workshop w/Alexis O'Neill
        11/4/23 10am-1:30pm @Camarillo Library
Open Office Hours:
-Next Drop-In Meeting: 5/24/23 6:30pm-7:30pm
   (Zoom link will be emailed to all CenCal
  members the week prior to each meeting.)