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The Southern Breeze Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators welcomes and celebrates writers and illustrators from a broad spectrum of backgrounds through a threefold vision.

1) Reach. We seek to educate existing members and reach prospective members from diverse communities not previously

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October 7-8, 2016

Our 25th Annual Fall Conference

Writing and Illustrating for Kids – wik'16

Birmingham, Alabama


Bruce Coville, author of more than 100 books for young readers

Don Tate, award winning author-Illustrator

Sara Sargent, editor, Harper Collins

Orli Zuravicky, editor, Scholastic

Brooks Sherman, agent, the Bent Agency

Tanusri Prasanna, agent, Hannigan, Salky, Geltzer


Complete Faculty List


Click here for information about Formal Critiques and other Optional Activities


Go to Registration Page

REGISTRATION OPENS at 6:00pm Central Time (Alabama) JULY 20

Conference Weekend Schedule

WiK Brochure 2016

Hotel ReservationsBook by Sept. 24 to get conference rate





Announcing our Springmingle 2016

Liz Conrad Scholarship Winner:

Narges Jafari!

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Congratulations Narges!

Learn more on the

Liz Conrad Scholarship page