SCBWI California: North Central


Welcome to California: North / Central!

Welcome to our vibrant SCBWI region, a creative haven for the kidlit community! From the captivating Oregon border to the picturesque Kings, Tulare, and Inyo counties, our region spans 35 counties, brimming with artistic inspiration. Our dedicated volunteers organize engaging face-to-face and digital events, ensuring all members connect and thrive across our vast region. Join us on an adventure of artistic exploration, where storytelling and illustration come alive!


Upcoming Events!

Explore our exciting lineup of upcoming events for authors and illustrators. From online workshops to in-person conferences, there's something for everyone. Connect with fellow creatives, learn from industry experts, and dive into the magic of storytelling. Check out our calendar and start planning your next creative journey today!

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Featured Illustrator

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Critique Groups

Craig Alameda
Regional Advisor
Chelsea Alameda
Co-Regional Advisor
Anthony Tong
Co-Assistant Regional Advisor
Alma Galapon
Co-Assistant Regional Advisor
Merry Miller-Gass
Illustrator Coordinator
Kimberly Gordon Biddle
Author, Educator

Membership benefits

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