About Us

The Brazos Valley region is a vibrant place for writers and illustrators to grow in their careers. Our region hosts monthly Schmoozes, one yearly large event, Saturday morning workshops, an annual poetry contest for kids, and an annual holiday party. We also have online resources through our Brazos Valley Scratchpad and the

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Kid Lit Coffee Klatch

7-8 p.m. Monday, July 20

Starbucks on Hwy 6 at Rock Prairie

Join other SCBWI members and friends for a Kid Lit Coffee Klatch  in the Starbucks at the corner of Hwy. 6 and Rock Prairie Rd. This will be a chance to meet other writers and illustrators, maybe gossip a bit about our characters, and encourage each other. Email Liz Mertz at brazosvalley@scbwi.org for more information.

Our Next Schmooze

Meet Illustrator Garrett Hines

10 a.m. Wednesday, July 29

Barnes & Noble

College Station


July 31-Aug. 3

44th Annual SCBWI Summer Conference in Los Angeles

Check for blog posts here scbwiconference.blogspot.com  

Follow the Twitter feed at #LA15SCBW


Webinar: Children’s Book Marketing with Kirsten Cappy 

Aug. 11 7-8:30 p.m.


Oct. 10 Connections & Craft Workshop


2015 Young Poets on the Brazos