SCBWI California: San Francisco North and East Bay

Welcome to SCBWI California: San Francisco North and East Bay!

This region of SCBWI serves Marin, Sonoma, Solano, Napa, Contra Costa, Mendocino, and Alameda counties. We are a vibrant community of ideas, events, and creativity to help you improve your craft and knowledge of children’s writing and illustration. Click below to sign up for our regional newsletter!

What's On

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A Booking Agent Does What?

Rebecca Miller, with Authors Unbound Agency, will share the pros and cons of working with a booking agent. She will share tips on when to secure representation, what to ask for, how to negotiate your rate for visits, presentation ideas to secure visits, and more.

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Published Professionals Meet-Up

This social addresses the unique post-publishing needs of traditional and self-published authors and illustrators and is open to current SCBWI members only. Please join us for some casual conversation. Bring your questions, and let's share some tips and resources. Your experience and collective knowledge are always welcomed and much appreciated.

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Critique Cafe

Free and in-person! Meet other writers and illustrators to share critiques on works-in-progress. Space is limited, so register today!

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Upcoming Events

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Past Events

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Tapestry of Voices

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Find a Speaker

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Meet Our Volunteers

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Get Involved

More SCBWI Events

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CA: SF & South Bay

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CA: Northern & Central California

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CA: Central Coast

SCBWI Resources

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Learn About SCBWI

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SCBWI Important Policies

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 { sfnortheastbay@scbwi.org }