Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

KSMO SCBWI Contact Page

KSMO Region Email General Questions & Comments
Nicki Jacobsmeyer Co-Regional Advisor
Michele Helsel Co-Regional Advisor
Sue Fritz Assistant Regional Advisor
Katie O’Malley Illustrator Coordinator



When submitting manuscripts/illustrations for critique for webinars and conferences, use

If you do not know how to format a manuscript for submission, we highly recommend viewing this free webinar from the Maryland/Delaware/West Virginia SCBWI chapter, view this sample document from the Oregon SCBWI chapter for more information, or refer to these pages in SCBWI’s The Book for standard manuscript format.


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Lenexa, Kansas 66219


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