SAVE ME A SEAT 2023 2024 Season Ticket HYBRID Chapter Meetings are 1:30-3:30 PM (PT)

Sep 09, 2023 - Apr 20, 2024

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Hybrid Season Ticket pays for Chapter Meetings: Sept. through Dec. Virtual Only, and Jan through April In-Person (or Virtual) and Includes Discounts on Other Chapter Events (Ex: Mentorships and Intensives) Due to limited seating there will not be any individual meeting in-person tickets sold. OR Check out our Virtual Only Season Ticket - Home Sweet Home.

Please Join Us for September - December MEETINGS VIRTUALLY and January through April IN-PERSON or Virtually - Your Choice!

If you would like to attend virtually only January through April this isn't the Season Ticket you will want. Please choose the HOME SWEET HOME Season Ticket on HOME SWEET HOME 2023 2024 Season Ticket is VIRTUAL ONLY – SCBWI

Save-Me-A-Seat ticket: Attend September-December chapter meetings VIRTUALLY from the comfort of your own home. Attend January-April chapter meetings IN PERSON. If you can’t attend an in-person meeting, you will be able to view the event live or watch the recording. (Only Season Ticket holders will be able to attend our in-person meetings. No single tickets will be sold at the door. In-person Location TBA to those who purchase the Hybrid: Save Me A Seat Season Ticket.

Save-Me-A-Seat ticket: Member $80

Save-Me-A-Seat ticket: Non-Member $110


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.

In-person Location TBA to those who purchase the Hybrid: Save Me A Seat Season Ticket

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

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

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 or

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

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. HOME SWEET HOME 2023 2024 Season Ticket is VIRTUAL ONLY – SCBWI

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.

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 We will be offering a free meeting, one time per person.