Starting January 2024, our chapter will resume meeting in person and virtually broadcasting our meetings. If you are local and would like to attend in-person January through April, please go to Save Me A Seat Season Ticket (link below).
Season Ticket benefits include:
● Discounted admission to all Sept-April chapter meetings
● Discounts for intensives and MayFest conference
● Submission guidelines from editors and agents
● View the meeting recording for 30 days.
Chapter Meetings Schedule 2023–24 (Pacific Time):
2-2:20 p.m. Announcements and Member News
2:20-3:45 p.m. Craft Talk by Guest Speaker
3:45-4:00 p.m. Questions
Sept. 9: Erika DiPasquale, Editor, HarperCollins Children's Books
Oct. 21: Bibi Lewis, Agent, Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency
Nov. 18: Esther Cajahuaringa, Editor, Alfred A. Knopf Books For Young Readers
Dec. 9: Lessons Learned with Debut Authors
Virtual or In-Person Meetings - Due to limited seating, there will not be any individual in-person meeting tickets sold.
Jan 20: Mary E. Pearson Author
Feb 17: Kelly Delaney, Editor, Penguin Random House, Meredith Gimbel, Illustrator, and Meeg Pincus, Author
March 16: Kelly Sonnack, Agent, Andrea Brown Literary
April 13: Lilly Ghahremani, Agent, Full Circle Literary
IMPORTANT Information: This coming season our meetings will vary from the 1st to the 3rd Saturday of the month, please take note each month. Meetings are open to SCBWI members and nonmembers. Those who register and pay on-line will find the Zoom invite on your member home page events. SCBWI members please verify your correct email is on record with SCBWI to facilitate your receiving your invite. Any issues please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
INDIVIDUAL VIRTUAL ONLY CHAPTER MEETINGS cost: $10.00 for SCBWI members, $15.00 for nonmembers. Check out our home page carousel to purchase Individual Meetings https://www.scbwi.org/regions/sandiego
Virtual Only: HOME SWEET HOME SEASON TICKET OPTION: September through April Meetings $60.00 for SCBWI Int’l Members, and $90.00 for Non-Members.
Hybrid: SAVE-ME-A-SEAT SEASON TICKET OPTION: Virtual September through December and In-Person January through April $80.00 for SCBWI Int’l Members, and $110.00 for Non-Members. Save-Me-a-Seat 2023 2024 Season Ticket HYBRID – SCBWI
Season Tickets provide admission to all chapter meetings, discounted pricing for intensives, conferences and workshops and access to chapter meeting recording whether they were able to attend or not.
If you are a SCBWI member facing financial hardship, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be offering a free meeting, one time per person.