HOME SWEET HOME 2023 2024 Season Ticket is VIRTUAL ONLY Chapter Meetings are 1:30-3:30 PM (PT)

Sep 16, 2023 - Apr 20, 2024

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Season Ticket pays for September through April Chapter Meetings and Discounts on Other Chapter Events (Ex: Mentorships and Intensives)

HOME SWEET HOME 2023 2024 Season Ticket is VIRTUAL ONLY

Please Join Us for September - April MEETINGS VIRTUALLY!

Home-Sweet Home ticket: Attend all September-April chapter meetings VIRTUALLY from the comfort of your own home. You will be able to view the event live or watch the recording. You WILL NOT be able to attend the in-person chapter meetings.

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

2023-24 Chapter Meeting Schedule: All meetings will be recorded, and all registered attendees will receive the link to the recording.

Virtual Meetings

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 sandiego@scbwi.org or sandiego-ara@scbwi.org.

Chapter Meetings: All meetings are recorded, and all registered attendees (Season Ticket or Individual Purchase) will receive the link to the recording.


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 are available for purchase from Mid-August through Mid-December.

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 sandiego@scbwi.org. We will be offering a free meeting, one time per person.