SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  •  We would like to welcome a new group of writers to our awesome region! SCBWI-Minnesota has officially combined with us to create one big region. Together, we'll offer state-wide conferences and local events that feature lessons on craft; industry advice; and connections to great agents, art directors, editors, and authors. We look forward to writing new stories together!
  • Treat Yourself to SCBWI Iowa Online Agent Day! Coming October 31st, 2020 - Discover the Trick to Finding an Agent   Featuring: James McGowan, Bookends Literary Agency Beth Phelan, Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency Charlotte Wenger, Prospect Agency Visit the event page here to learn more!  
  • Learn some amazing new things about writing, publishing, and marketing children's books from industry leaders through the new SCBWI digital workshops! Watch previous webinars and sign up for future ones here: https://www.scbwi.org/scbwi-digital-workshops/
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Writing can seem like an individual sport, but it truly takes a team. Our region offers state-wide conferences and local events that feature lessons on craft; industry advice; and connections to great agents, art directors, editors, and authors. Most importantly, you’ll have the opportunity to (Read More)

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EVENTS CALENDAR

We are now the Iowa/Minnesota Region! Check out our list of 2020 News & Events Here

Iowa/Minnesot Writers Blog- Read the Latest

 
Discover the Trick to Finding an Agent Treat Yourself to SCBWI Iowa Online Agent Day! October 31, 2020 Featuring:
  • Literary Agent, James McGowan -- Bookends
  • Literary Agent, Beth Phelan -- Galt & Zacker
  • Literary Agent, Charlotte Wenger -- Prospect Agency
(Registration opens August 29, 2020 at 9:00 AM)  
How to Know if Indie Publishing is Right for You! A look into indie publishing with author, Brooke Van Sickle November 17th, 2020

Future Events:
  • April 23-25, 2021: Spring Conference in West Des Moines
  • October 22-24, 2021: Fall Retreat at  Prairiewoods in Hiawatha
  • April 1-3, 2022: Marvelous Midwest in Davenport, IA