SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Local Shop Talk Networks

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

 

* Syracuse/Dewitt Areas: Last Tuesday of the month (except December) 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville, 5110 Jamesville Rd., Jamesville,NY 13078. We meet downstairs in Community Room #2.

Syracuse/Dewitt Contact: Brian Montanaro = bmontana(at)daemen(dot)edu.

 

Ithaca Area: First Monday of every month from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at  Tompkins County Public Library, 101 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.  We meet on the first level in the BorgWarner East Room.

Ithaca Contacts: Sue Heavenrich = sueheaven(at)gmail(dot)com;  Clara MacCarald ~  cmm255(at)gmail(dot)com

 

*Utica Area: The Utica Shop Talk Network rotates meeting dates and locations. Check the monthly calendar on the home page of our website for details. Some locations include The Treehouse Reading and Arts Center in New York Mills, the Utica Public Library, and Barnes & Noble in New Hartford.

Utica Contacts: Caitlyn Notaro = cknepka6[at]gmail[dot]com; Alexandria Marie Compo = alexandriacompo[at]gmail[dot]com

 

* Buffalo/Rochester (Victor, NY) Areas:  The first meeting will take place on Friday,  January 10th, 2020, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Rush Public Library – Meeting Room, 5977 E. Henrietta Rd, Rush, NY. Future dates and locations to be announced.

Buffalo/Rochester Contacts: Julia Garstecki & Jon Schnapp = westcentny[at]scbwi[dot]org.

 

* Watertown Area:  Watch for details.

.*Binghamton Area: Watch for details.