Next Meetup

Grow Your Own Poem-- Write at the Arboretum with Linda Boyden
It's the last day of our Story Summer Camp Series and we're extending an invitation to join us for a fun workshop with poet/storyteller Linda Boyden. Try your hand at writing poems in this no-stress, all fun workshop! Write [masked] or see nevada.scbwi.org for more info! Bring writing materials and your creativity -- you'll be glad you showed up!

The Ranch House, Rancho San Rafael Park

1595 North Sierra St. · Reno, NV

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The Society of Children’s (this includes Teens) Book Writers and Illustrators , a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, is one of the largest existing organizations for writers and illustrators. It is the only professional organization specifically for those individuals writing and illustrating for children and young adults in the fields of children’s literature, magazines, film, television, and multimedia. Our mission is to support the creation and availability of quality children’s books around the world. We accomplish this by fostering a vibrant community of individuals who bring books for young readers to the public including writers, illustrators, translators, editors, publishers, agents, librarians, educators, booksellers, bloggers, enthusiasts and others. We provide education and support for these individuals and the community through our awards, grants, programs and events. We strive to increase the quality and quantity of children’s books in the marketplace, and act as a consolidated voice for writers and illustrators of children's books worldwide.

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