IA/MN Good News – March 2021^M

-Posted on: March 23, 2021

Hi All! We’re so excited to share some exciting things that have been happening around our region with our authors & illustrators. Below is a list of some of the highlights from this past quarter:

Good news report

Stacy Ebert – Debut Picture

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2021 Scholarship Opportunities for Underrepresented Persons^M

-Posted on: January 25, 2021

At SCBWI IA/MN, we recognize that publicly committing to equity and inclusion is crucial to our membership and the readers we serve. As authors, illustrators, and translators, we believe that words, stories, and images are powerful: They define who we (Read More)

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Participating in the Picture Book Critique Virtual Meeting (IMOCC 4 PB)^M

-Posted on: January 6, 2021

We’d love for you to participate in the January 20 critique session. Please complete the following form by January 18 at 8p.m. CST. Here’s a reminder of the format and guidelines:

Join IMOCC 4 PB: Iowa-Minnesota Online Critique Club for … (Read More)

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Upcoming Spring Conference will be ONLINE^M

-Posted on: December 7, 2020

Let the Wild Rumpus Start! – Spring Online Conference

April 23-25th on Zoom

Registration open Saturday, February 13th @ 9AM CST


Visit the event page here for more information!

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SAVE THE DATE! Marvelous Midwest 2022^M

-Posted on: November 20, 2020

Save the Date: Marvelous Midwest 2022Save the Date: Marvelous Midwest 2022


Save the Date for the 2022 Marvelous Midwest SCBWI Conference!

This multi-region conference is designed to give you a large SCBWI NYC or LA conference experience closer to home. 

Featuring over 35 faculty members sharing content for writers and (Read More)

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New Webinar Opportunity!^M

-Posted on: October 5, 2020

Have you been considering self-publishing your next children’s books? Maybe you’ve been wondering if that’s the right decision for you. Three-time indie author, Brooke Van Sickle, is sharing her insights to help you decide if this publishing path is right … (Read More)

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Welcome Minnesota!^M

-Posted on: September 12, 2020

Iowa Minnesota SCBWI 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; … (Read More)

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Treat Yourself to an Online Agent Day!^M

-Posted on: July 17, 2020

Treat Yourself to SCBWI Iowa Online Agent Day!

Coming October 31st, 2020 – Discover the Trick to Finding an Agent



  • James McGowan, Bookends Literary Agency
  • Beth Phelan, Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency
  • Charlotte Wenger, Prospect Agency

Visit the … (Read More)

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Non-Fiction Day!^M

-Posted on: June 22, 2020

Non-Fiction: New and Improved!

Online one-day conference September 12th, 2020.

$50 for members. $75 for Non-members.

Registration opens July 18th, 2020 at 10am CST.

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Think and Wonder, Wonder and Think Art Contest Winners!^M

-Posted on: May 13, 2020

Congratulations to Jane Metcalf for winning first place at the Think and Wonder, Wonder and Think Conference! She won $50.00 toward a future SCBWI Iowa conference. Congratulations also to Dorothia Rohner who placed second! She will receive $25.00 toward a … (Read More)

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