Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • Virtual  School Visits presented by Midsouth Authors and Illustrators
  • Introducing the first ever SCBWI Midsouth Critique Seminar Series! An online event aimed at providing professional critiques alongside seminars on how to put those critiques to best use! This seminar series goes beyond a paid critique experience mirroring that of our Fall Conference. We want to give members an immediate opportunity to see growth!   For Pricing and Important Dates, see links in sidebar!
  • Congratulations to our 2020 Mentoring Pairs: − Hope Bissell, mentored by Sharon Cameron − Erin Bylund, mentored by Amanda Driscoll − Naomi Hawkins-Rowe, mentored by David Arnold − Jackie Laney, mentored by Debbie Dadey − Melissa Lasher, mentored by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley − Rachael Milligan, mentored by Jessica Young   For more information about the 2020 SCBWI Midsouth Mentorship Program, click here.
  • Copies of Ty the Quiet Giraffe, illustrated by SCBWI Midsouth member Barbara Ball, are displayed in the front window for book launch at Parnassus in Nashville.
  • Book launch at Parnassus for Ty the Quiet Giraffe, with illustrator Barbara Ball
  • Browsing the bookstore at the 2019 SCBWI Midsouth Fall conference (bookstore provided by Parnassus)
  • Participating in the Author/Illustrator Panel at 2019 SCBWI Midsouth conference were (L to R) Dave Connis, Rita Lorraine Hubbard, Alice Faye Duncan, Mary Reaves Uhles, Patsi Trollinger, and Lynda Mullaly Hunt. Susan Eaddy was the moderator.
  • Paricipating in the Agent/Editor/Art Director panel at the 2019 SCBWI Midsouth Conference were Cate Hart, Mekisha Telfer, Tiffany Liao, Eric Smith, Allison Taylor, Tamar Mays, Stephani Stilwell, and Molly O'Neill. The moderator was Molly McCaffrey (not pictured).
  • Jessica Young and Kristin O'Donnell Tubb present
  • Attendees all dressed up in their finest Steampunk attire at the 2019 SCBWI Midsouth Fall Conference Gala Dinner
About Midsouth

The Midsouth Region serves SCBWI members who live in Kentucky and Tennessee. We have an active agenda of programs, events, and services to support our professional growth. 

SCBWI-Midsouth logo by Susan Eaddy, Copyright © SCBWI-Midsouth.



We're disappointed not to have been able to have our annual Fall Conference this year.  But we're not letting it get us down – we're making plans for the 2021 SCBWI Midsouth Fall Conference! The dates will be September 10-12, 2021. We hope you'll mark your calendars to join us then!

As for the present, check out our first ever SCBWI Midsouth Critique Seminar Series, staying safe by going virtual!