California: San Francisco North and East Bay Regional events

Serious about improving your craft? SCBWI's regional events provide opportunities for professional growth and help you connect with a supportive, creative community.

Video Replay Month

Jun 01, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024

5 event

Online event

Unlimited seats

Did you miss these events? Select recordings available for replay during the month of June 2024! Purchase access to some or all of these popular online webinars! REGISTRATION OPENS JUNE 1.

New Member Welcome Q&A

Jun 08, 2024

1 event

Online event

Unlimited seats

Have you joined SCBWI in the last year or so, and now you have questions? Please join us for an online Q&A, and we'll do our best to help you find answers!

Free

Mendocino County Meet-Up (June 2024)

Jun 09, 2024

1 event

Unlimited seats

Cloverdale Starbucks 1198 S. Cloverdale Blvd Cloverdale, CA

Please join us for some casual conversation. Bring your questions and let's share some tips and resources. Your experience and collective knowledge is always welcomed, and much appreciated.

Free

Illustrator Intensive: Creating Striking Picture Books with Lian Cho

Jun 15, 2024

1 event

Online event

Unlimited seats

Dive into our exclusive workshop where Lian Cho unveils the secrets behind her picture book Pig Town Party! This illustrator intensive is designed for new and seasoned Illustrators, as well as authors/illustrators, to explore and refine your illustration process. Registration opens April 22! Early bird special for members if you register by April 30!

Standard price:$ 25
Price with membership:$ 15

Demystifying School Visits from Start to Finish

Jun 29, 2024

1 event

Online event

Unlimited seats

Ready to visit schools and share your book with young readers? Shannon will walk you through the ins and outs of setting up school visits: how to book visits, how much to charge, keeping kids engaged, and ideas for what you can talk about during your presentation. As a 25-year elementary teacher, Shannon knows what expectations schools have for convocations. As an author who has presented over 300 visits, she has lots of do's and don'ts to share too!

Standard price:$ 20
Price with membership:$ 15

Alameda County Meet-Up (June 2024)

Jun 30, 2024

1 event

Unlimited seats

Espresso Roma, 1549 Hopkins St., Berkeley, CA

Please join us for an informal meet and critique session. Bring a current project and let's share some tips and resources. We'll start with a quick icebreaker and go from there. Please RSVP if you plan to make it. Drop-ins welcome!

Free