Utah/Southern Idaho

Intro

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Spring Retreat

For four days and three nights, you'll get to rub shoulders with three professional children's book editors, enjoy a one-on-one consultation with the editor of your choice (based on availability), gain invaluable insights from our editors' group presentations, join in optional peer critique sessions, mingle with fellow writers and illustrators, and take advantage of solo writing/illustrating time.

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The Best #KidLit Creators in the West!

Welcome to the Utah/Southern Idaho chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI). We offer local events, critique groups, and meet-ups for children's book writers and illustrators from St. George to Boise. Whether you're a professional author or still in the pre-published phase of your career, we're so glad you're here!

Upcoming Events

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Spring Retreat

For four days and three nights, you'll get to rub shoulders with three professional children's book editors, enjoy a one-on-one consultation with the editor of your choice (based on availability), gain invaluable insights from our editors' group presentations, join in optional peer critique sessions, mingle with fellow writers and illustrators, and take advantage of solo writing/illustrating time.

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2024 Fall Workshop & Critique

Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 19th for a day of hands-on learning from industry experts, with focused workshops led by special guests and critique groups with published authors and illustrators. To be held in the Millcreek area, near the mouth of Parley's Canyon in Utah.

Our Team

Critique Groups

Our Events

Membership benefits

Jump into a quick overview of the benefits that SCBWI members can enjoy.

Becoming a translator

Translation: Some Frequently Asked Questions, by Avery Udagawa

Keep in touch

To inquire about local events, awards, or opportunities, please email { utahsouthidaho@scbwi.org }

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