Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

About Us

The Kansas / Missouri SCBWI region is a vibrant, dedicated and welcoming community of children's book writers and illustrators. We provide support to our members through creative workshops, critiques, networking opportunities and an annual conference that is packed with inspiration and learning for all levels of creators.


What's coming up in the region for 2018? Click on highlighted events to the left - or visit the Events link at the right - for details on upcoming regional events and for online registration. If you are an SCBWI member, please log in first to receive member discounts.   Our region is filled with amazing talent. The images above were randomly selected from portfolios of members across Kansas and Missouri. Click on the images to visit the artist's portfolios and see more of their incredible work!   Thanks to Kansas/Missouri SCBWI member Dayne Sislan for providing us with our website banner! See more of her work at