Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

South Florida Meetings

South Florida SCBWI Events


Save the date for upcoming events! All meetings are on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at the West Boca Library (see address below) unless otherwise stated. 

These are FREE for SCBWI members


December 1


11:45 am – 3 pm

We can bring food and drinks to enjoy while painting two wine glasses each (we’ll have lots of creative fun and something beautiful to bring home or give as a holiday gift). We had a lot of fun last year and DJ Marjetta will play great music again.  

The cost is $30. Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as possible.

Party sign up sheet 





6018 SW 18th Street Suite C4-5

Boca Raton, FL  33433

Shoppes at Village Pointe


No January Meeting

Our annual Regional Conference will take place Jan. 18-20 at the Sheraton Miami Hotel.

Please click HERE for information and to register for the conference.



February 16: Jonathan Rosen

March 16: Jill MacKenzie

April 6: Dorian Cirrone –  Twists, Turns, and Surprises: Spinning Your Story in New Directions

May 18: Lorin Oberweger – Putting Poetry in Your Prose

August: Gail Shepherd (we’ll announce which Sat. soon)

November 16: Dianne Ochiltree


South Florida SCBWI Meeting Volunteers Mindy Alyse Weiss and Marjetta Geerling are now running these workshops. Contact Mindy Alyse Weiss to RSVP, if you have questions, or want to receive e-mail updates:


RSVPs are encouraged to help us plan the meeting . . .

but nobody will be turned away at the door.


West Boca Library

18685 State Road 7    Boca Raton, FL 33498

On the west side of 441, between Yamato and Clint Moore

We hope you’ll hang out with us after our Boca Raton meetings at Panera Bread in the Mission Bay Plaza on the N.W. corner of Glades and 441: 20437 State Road 7, Boca Raton, FL 33498. It’s near Glades Road, a little to the right of Office Max.