Welcome to SCBWI Kansas

Welcome!  We are dedicated to helping our member writers and illustrators pursue their dream of publishing in the children's market. We host several events in the Kansas City area throughout the year, including a Fall Conference. Contact us at ks_scbwi@yahoo.com.   

Kansas SCBWI
PO Box 3987
Olathe, KS 66063

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     Join Kansas SCBWI for "STEP BY STEP:  ADVANCING THE WRITER'S CRAFT," our fall conference in Overland Park, KS (Kansas City metro area),  Andrea Davis Pinkney now has had a scheduling conflict and will not be at the conference, but we are very fortunate that Sharon M. Draper, author and educator, has agreed to come as our keynote speaker.  

     Also on the lineup: Brett Wright, Bloomsbury; Heather Alexander, Pippin Properties; Karen Grencik, Red Fox Literary Agency; Jennifer Mattson, Andrea Brown Literary Agency; and area authors Jennifer Brown and Bridget Heos! 

     Preconference manuscript consultations will be Friday evening at the conference hotel, Hyatt Place Kansas City/Overland Park/Metcalf.   The conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the KU Edwards Campus, Overland Park, KS.  

     To register, go to the event calendar on this page and forward to November.  Click on the highlighted date, Nov. 7,in the event calendar to register for the conference. ALL MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUES ARE SOLD OUT.

     **SCBWI members, to register with the lower member rates, be sure to log in to scbwi.org first.  EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION CLOSED AUG. 27.