Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

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About Us

The Kansas / Missouri SCBWI region is a vibrant, dedicated and welcoming community of children’s book writers and illustrators.


Future Conference Dates:
2021: November 5-7
2022: November 4-6





The Kansas/Missouri region stands with the entire SCBWI community in saying, we stand firmly against bias, oppression, or unfair treatment of people based on their identity elements. To read about our position statement on equity and inclusion please visit:
 What's coming up in the region? 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. We look forward to seeing you at our events!
ATTENTION: In-person events are now permitted in our region. Please follow local guidelines, be safe, and enjoy again!
 ANNOUNCING A SERIES OF SCBWI DIGITAL WORKSHOPS.   Available FREE to CURRENT SCBWI MEMBERS as a gift from us to you to support you during this difficult time.  Please visit for more information.