Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Area Meetings and Upcoming Events

Online ZOOM Meetings:

July 22nd at 7:00 pm (via Zoom) with author Cathey Nickell:

Cathey Nickell will be speaking on “How to Hustle: Tips from a Self-Published Author.” Cathey is the author of multiple self-published picture books, including Yazzy’s Amazing Yarn. 

Registration IS required for this free meeting. For more information, please click on the registration page on the right menu.




With the Governor’s recommendations and restrictions currently being implemented by libraries around the state, we are canceling all of our chapter’s in-person meetings through August 31. We have shifted to once per month online Zoom meetings for our entire chapter in the meantime. We will continue to monitor the situation and will post updates accordingly.


Please don’t hesitate to send us an email anytime at We send our sincerest hopes that everyone is staying healthy and safe, and thank you for your understanding.


All the best,

The Central & Southern Ohio SCBWI Regional Team



*Note: All monthly meetings in our region are free and open to the public. 



are held the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 at the Sharonville Library, 10980 Thornview Dr., Cincinnati, unless otherwise noted.

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are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Upper Arlington Library, 2800 Tremont Rd., Columbus, unless otherwise noted.

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are held on the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Dayton Main Library downtown, 215 East Third St., Conference Room 3A, 3rd Floor, unless otherwise noted.

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