SCBWI Kansas/Missouri (KSMO)

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Welcome to SCBWI Kansas/Missouri (KSMO)!

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 craft and industry workshops, critique and networking opportunities, industry updates, and an annual conference that is packed with inspiration and learning for all levels of creators.

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Featured Author


Scholarships, Mentorships, and Art Contest

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Our Events


Peer Critiques


KSMO Past Featured Author and Illustrators


Contact Us!

Membership benefits

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

Becoming a translator

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Keep in touch

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