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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FREE WORKSHOP with author Ruth Spiro


Wednesday, October 18 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA

For more information click here

Note: Ruth will have story time for little ones at Avid

Thursday, October 19 at 10:30am


Check our Regional Events Page often

New workshops are posted as venues and dates are finalized.


We ARE Accepting WORKSHOP PROPOSALS for 2018

Because we will no longer be holding two conferences each year, Southern Breeze is accepting Proposals for workshops to be held throughout the region. If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please go to the Workshop Proposal page.

NOTE: We will be using the same forms and information for submission of proposals for our conferences. You may submit more than one proposal. Proposals are being considered NOW for wik'18 March 10, 2018.


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Is Your Portfolio Ready?

2018 Liz Conrad Award submissions open in November


2017 Liz Conrad Award Winner

Jason Bradley Rollins

Liz Conrad Entry


2017 Writing Contest Winners

Announcement Coming Soon!


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Submissions for the Writing Contest are open each June.


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Thanks to all who participated in our region-wide, month-long critique get togethers!
Click HERE to read where events were held!