Celebrate Winter With Local Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators

SCBWIWinterCelebrationThe Western Washington Chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Illustrators and Writers (SCBWI) will hold their December meeting on Thursday, December 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Washington State Convention Center, Level 2, South Galleria, in downtown Seattle. An artshow of local book illustrators curated by SCBWI is currently on display there.

The annual holiday-themed meeting includes door prizes, catered appetizers and a no-host bar, a raffle drawing, a Kid Lit Book Swap, and more. Secret Garden Books will be on hand to provide partygoers with the latest, greatest gift picks of the season.

SCBWI members pay $20 and non-members pay $25 at the door or can register online here.

SCBWI works with local writers and artists to advance their careers in writing and/or illustrating for children by connecting with other regional members, promoting work via member web links and on their blog, and offering various regional events throughout the year including conferences, retreats, workshops, and master classes. To learn more, visit their website.