Meet Our Local Authors & Illustrators^M

-Posted on: June 6, 2021

Check out our list of SCBWI – Iowa/Minnesota offering school & library visits.

Download the PDF here –> SCBWI Author List

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Non-Fiction Day Coming Soon!^M

-Posted on: June 3, 2021

September 18th, 2021 — Online Conference
Registration opens July 17th. More information to come.

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Free Author Headshots^M

-Posted on: May 14, 2021

Visit the Event Page to Learn more.

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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:

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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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