Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

July Meeting with Cathey Nickell

Date(s) - 07/22/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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We are excited to have Cathey Nickell as our guest for the July Zoom meeting! Cathey will be speaking on “How to Hustle: Tips from a Self-Published Author.”



Cathey Nickell is a Houston-based author and elementary school speaker. Through her two self-published picture books and eighty-plus presentations, she spreads an artsy message to children about writing, publishing, and creativity. Her first book, Arthur Zarr’s Amazing Art Car (2016), was awarded first place for Children’s Picture Books by the Texas Association of Authors. She is also the author of award-winning Yazzy’s Amazing Yarn (2019) and has more writing projects in the works. She holds a journalism degree from Baylor University and a Master of Arts from Louisiana State University-Shreveport. She’s been a member of SCBWI since 2014, and is also active in the Writers’ League of Texas and Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA). Find Cathey online at and as @catheynickell on Instagram and Twitter.



Event Details:

-The event will take place from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm on Wednesday, July 22 via Zoom.

-This event is FREE for Central & Southern Ohio SCBWI members, but you MUST REGISTER in order to receive the Zoom meeting link.

-This event will be recorded.


We hope to see you all there! If you have any questions, email us anytime at