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AZ Events

May 19, 2023

Events

EI Meeting

Join us for our next In-Person Social Event:


Location: Recreo Mexican Restaurant

28 S San Marcos Pl., Chandler, AZ 85225

Date: Sunday, March 24, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

RSVP to: Ebby or Karen at scbwi.az.ei@gmail.com for details.  

Hosted by: Ebby Fields and Karen Chow


Our Next Zoom Meeting:

Join us for our next Zoom meet-up. DaVaun Sanders, author of “Keynan Masters & The Peerless Magic Crew,” will join us and share his publishing journey with us.


WHERE: Zoom Platform

DATE: Sunday. February 25, 2024

TIME: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

RSVP to: Ebby or Karen at scbwi.az.ei@gmail.com for details.  

Hosted by: Ebonie Fields and Karen Chow

PAL Events

Check back soon for our Next PAL gathering.

Spark Events

March 26, 2024 - 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm 

Where: ZOOM Meeting platform. RSVP Kathie McMahon klmcmahon@hotmail.com for details.

This meeting occurs every two months and is a member networking and meet-up activity that is FREE for Members

Spark meetings for the rest of the year:

Monday, May 13, 2024

Monday, July 15, 2024

Monday, September 9, 2024

Tuesday, November 12, 2024

Illustrator Events

Third Wednesday every other month: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm - "Graphic Novel Discussion Group" Hosted by: Michael Hale 

Where: ZOOM Meeting platform. If you would like to join one of these meetings, please RSVP to: Michael Hale at arizona-ic@scbwi.org** and you will be provided with more information and a link to the meeting(s). Hope to see you there! Michael Hale – SCBWI-AZ Illustrator Coordinator 

This is a regularly occurring member networking and meet-up activity and is FREE for Members


Fourth Thursday: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm -  "Illustrator Meeting" Hosted by: Michael Hale 

Where: ZOOM Meeting platform. If you would like to join one of these meetings, please RSVP to: Michael Hale at arizona-ic@scbwi.org** and you will be provided with more information and a link to the meeting(s). Hope to see you there! Michael Hale – SCBWI-AZ Illustrator Coordinator 

This is a regularly occurring member networking and meet-up activity and is FREE for Members

KidLit Mingle Events

First Saturdays: 8:30 am – 10:00 am –  “Ask Us Anything” Hosted by: Allison Fraclose 

Where: ZOOM Meeting platform. Email Alison Fraclose afraclose@yahoo.com for details

This is a regularly occurring member networking and meet-up activity and is FREE for Members 


Second Thursdays: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm –  “Monthly Book Look Mingle” Hosted by: Patricia Franz and Fawzia Tung

Where: ZOOM Meeting platform. RSVP to: Patricia Franz at patricia@patriciajfranz.com and Fawzia Tung at ftcmt53@gmail.com for details 

This is a regularly occurring member networking and meet-up activity and is FREE for members

What is a Book Look? Join fellow writers and illustrators for a dive into Craft and mentor texts. What makes a PB, MG, or YA novel sell? Let's analyze the factors and explore applying them to our own writing. RSVP to: Patricia Franz at patricia@patriciajfranz.com and Fawzia Tung at ftcmt53@gmail.com


Second Saturdays: 9:00 am - 11: 00 am -  "Show and Tell" (formerly West Valley Mingle) Hosted by: Angela Morrison

Where: ZOOM Meeting platform. If you would like to join one of these meetings, please RSVP to intent to attend: angelamorrison@mac.com 

This is a regularly occurring member networking and meet-up activity and is FREE for Members


Second Saturdays: Tucson In-Person KidLit Mingle: 10:00 am - 11:30 am, - Hosted by: Lori Alexander and Lucy Munguia

 NOTE: The March in-person mingle on 3/9/24 has been CANCELLED. See you at the April meeting on 4/13/2024.

Where: Caffe Luce (near Trader Joe's), 4205 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. Please RSVP to: Lori Alexander lori_j_alexander@comcast.net or Lucy Munguia lucymmunguia@gmail.com

This is a regularly occurring member networking and meet-up activity and is FREE for Members


Third Saturdays: 9:00 am - 10:30 am -  "Craft Club" (formerly East Valley Mingle) Hosted by: Kathie McMahon

NOTE: THE MARCH CRAFT CLUB MINGLE HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE 4TH SATURDAY FOR MARCH ONLY!

Where: ZOOM Meeting platform. RSVP Kathie McMahon klmcmahon@hotmail.com for details. 

This is a regularly occurring member networking and meet-up activity and is FREE for Members


East Valley In-Person KidLit Mingle

Join us for our next in-person gathering in the East Valley hosted by Kathie McMahon:

DATE: Saturday, February 24, 2024 TIME: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

LOCATION: Barnes & Noble Dana Park - Village Square at Dana Park, 1758 S Val Vista Dr, Mesa, AZ 85204

RSVP to: Kathie McMahon at klmcmahon@hotmail.com for details.