•  Prairie Writer's and Illustrator's Day, 2015 is sold out.  Join our waiting list for our day-long event on November 14, 2015.
  • Brava Eileen Meyer, winner of the SCBWI Most Promising Picture Book Award! http://www.scbwi.org/congrats-to-the-winners-of-the-sue-alexander-award-and-most-promising-picture-book-award/
  • Mark your calendars for a SCBWI-IL/Center for Teaching Through Children's Books welcome gathering for blogger and librarian Betsy Bird http://www.betsybirdbooks.com/ on October 7th in Skokie, IL.
  • Congratulations to Jacob Grant, 2015 recipient of the Don Freeman Grant, Published Illustrator Award http://www.scbwi.org/scbwi-announces-work-in-progress-winners/
  • Save the date for the Wild Wild Midwest Regional Conference in 2016: April 29-May1.

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