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About Us

The Austin SCBWI chapter is known for its vibrant, dedicated and welcoming community of children's book writers and illustrators. We meet monthly and hold workshops and critique and networking opportunities throughout the year. We also run an annual conference that is packed with inspiration and learning for all levels of creators.

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Get Involved!

The Austin SCBWI Chapter is all about YOU! There are loads of ways to join in the fun:



And we're always on the lookout for people to help. If you'd like to volunteer to be a part of our team, use the contact form to let us know. We look forward to seeing you at our next event!


Our Website Header Artist:


Vanessa Roeder won the Portfolio Showcase Contest at the 2016 Austin SCBWI Writers & Illustrators Working Conference. Vanessa illustrated the books The Angel Guardian, Varla's Gift, Feathers and The Seed, and her artwork has been used in Highlights magazine, among others. See past headers here.