Welcome to SCBWI Kansas

Welcome!  We are dedicated to helping our member writers and illustrators pursue their dreams.  "Like" us on Facebook at kansas – scbwi to keep in touch! Contact us at kansas@scbwi.org. 

Kansas SCBWI
PO Box 3987
Olathe, KS 66063

Tuesday, Oct. 6, is the last day to make reservations at this year's conference hotel, the Embassy Suites/Overland Park/Kansas City, at the discount group rate. After Oct. 6, the rate will go from $109 to $159. Click on this link to make your hotel reservation:  http://embassysuites.hilton.com/…/MKCMCES-SCB-2…/index.jhtm
Register now for "Purveyors of Children's Books," a free event for SCBWI members that offers authors and illustrators new insights into the public library market (and much more!)
What: A workshop for authors and illustrators by the Kansas City Public Library children's librarians Clare Hollander and Erica Voell. They'll also share 2015 book favorites in different genres. Plenty of time for Q&A.
When: Saturday, Oct. 17, 9 to noon. Join our speakers for a buy-your-own lunch after the workshop.
Where: Room 135, BEST Conference Center, KU Edwards Campus, Overland Park, KS
 To register, click on Oct. 17 on the event calendar.This event is free for SCBWI members and $20 for non-members. However, PLEASE preregister so we know how many to expect.
Don't know the definition of purveyor? Go to the sidebar menu for more on this workshop!
General registration for MIDDLE OF THE MAP, the SCBWI Kansas fall conference, Nov. 6-7, in Overland Park is now open. See the sidebar menus for the detailed conference schedule, faculty bios, and tips for conference attendees. All manuscript critiques and portfolio reviews are sold out. There is no on-site registration for the conference; registration will close Nov. 2. Thank you to Barnes & Noble Zona Rosa for providing our conference bookstore this year!