If you’re looking to meet up with other children’s writers and illustrators in your area, check out the meetings below…!
Official SCBWI Shop Talk Networks
Keep updated with your local Shop Talk Network!
UPDATE: Shop Talk regulars and invited guests can now look forward to participating in their Network’s monthly Shop Talks. Some locations are meeting via Zoom, and others are returning to in-person Shop Talks. Please connect with your Shop Talk facilitator to access information.
* Syracuse/Dewitt Areas: The Syracuse Shop Talk Network meets the last Tuesday of the month (except December) 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Check out the monthly calendar on the home page of our website for details.
Syracuse/Dewitt Contact: David Neuner = daven71(at)gmail(dot)com ; Kate Woodle = kzoot9753@gmail(dot)com
* Ithaca Area: The Ithaca Shop Talk Network meets the second Monday of every month from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Check out the monthly calendar on the home page of our website for details.
Ithaca Contacts: Sue Heavenrich = sueheaven(at)gmail(dot)com; Rowen MacCarald ~ cmm255(at)gmail(dot)com
*Utica Area: The Utica Shop Talk Network meets the last Monday of every month. Check the monthly calendar on the home page of our website for details.
Utica Contacts: Caitlyn Notaro = cknepka6[at]gmail[dot]com; Alexandria Marie Compo = alexandriacompo[at]gmail[dot]com
* Buffalo/Rochester (Victor, NY) Areas: Woo-Hoo! The Buffalo Shop Talk has launched! This Shop Talk meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 in the Orchard Park Campus of Bryant & Stratton.
Buffalo/Rochester Contacts: Patty Wurster = firstname.lastname@example.org Julia Garstecki = email@example.com
* Watertown Area: Watch for details Spring/Summer 2021.
.*Binghamton Area: Watch for details Spring/Summer 2021.