SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Critique Groups in the Inland Northwest

Here are our currently active groups:

 

FACE-TO-FACE GROUPS


 

Picture Book

Spokane South Hill – Meets first Tuesday of the month in the conference room at Forza on 29th, at 9:00 am. Contact Carol Nelson at carol@nelsonwheat.com for more information.

Spokane North Side – Meets first Monday of the month at the Northside Library on Hawthorn in the small east conference room from 10:30 am – 12:00pm. Contact Keely Liam at keely.leim@gmail.com for more information. Open for everyone.

Moscow/Pullman – Picture book authors and illustrators welcome. Contact Annette Pimentel at annettepimentel@gmail.com for more information. SCBWI members only.

Spokane Illustrator’s Group – For information about meeting times and locations, contact Terri Griffin at griffinjnt@msn.com.

 

Middle Grade

Spokane Middle Grade group – Meets the third Monday at Rocket Bakery in the Garland district every month at 9:00am. Contact Katie Frey at katiemfrey@gmail.com for more information.

Coeur d’Alene writing group has writers of several genres including kidlit. For more information contact Brook Urbaniak at burbaniak03@gmail.com.

 

ONLINE GROUPS


 

Picture Book

Picture Book Jammers is an email group for picture book creators. We exchange manuscripts via email, usually once a month. This group is full. Contact Sue Ford at suhligford@gmail.com.

Inland Northwest Picture Book Incubators (INwPBI) is a ZOOM online group which meet at 7:30 pm the first Tuesday of each month. Manuscripts are “due” two weeks prior to the meeting. The group is closed to new members. Contact Bernice Seward at Bernice.seward@yahoo.com for more information.

 

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