SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Write / Sketch Events

These free, informal events are a great opportunity to work alongside chapter members and other creatives in a mutually supportive environment. These events are suitable for people at any level, at any project phase, from brainstorming to polishing for publication.

Interested? Please RSVP w/location in subject line to: nymetro@scbwi.org

 

BRONX LOCATIONS

MOTT HAVEN LIBRARY

Address: 321 E 140th St, Bronx, NY 10454    Time: 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Upcoming dates: This is the FIRST Bronx Write/Sketch Event!*

(*We are looking for Bronx Write/Sketch Hosts going forward – open to other times/locations for upcoming Bronx Write/Sketch events.)

Confirmed: TBD

Host/s:  TBD

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BROOKLYN LOCATIONS

GOWANUS WHOLE FOODS

Address: 214 Third Street (Upstairs)

Time: 7 PM – 9 PM

Upcoming dates:

Confirmed:
SEPTEMBER: September 12, 26
OCTOBER: October 10, 24
NOVEMBER: November 14
DECEMBER: December 12

Host/s: Emily Goodman

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DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN  BARNES & NOBLE – COURT STREET

Address: 106 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

Upcoming dates: This is a  DAYTIME Write/Sketch Event. This group typically meets every fourth Wednesday.

Confirmed:
SEPTEMBER: September 11, 25
OCTOBER: October 2, 23
NOVEMBER: November 6, 20
DECEMBER: December 4, 18

Host/s: Brooke McIntyre, Heather Herron Libson

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MANHATTAN LOCATIONS

UPPER WEST SIDE WHOLE FOODS

Address: Whole Foods, 808 Columbus Ave (97th St.)

Time: 6:30pm-9 PM, unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming dates: This group meets the 4th Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted. 

Confirmed: 

SEPTEMBER: September 23
OCTOBER: October 28
NOVEMBER: November 26

Host: Adria Quiñones

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UPPER EAST SIDE DAVID’S TEA

Address: 1124 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10065 (66th Street)

Time: 10AM-12PM

Upcoming dates: This is a  DAYTIME Write/Sketch Event. (Days vary)

Confirmed

SEPTEMBER:    Tuesday, Sept 10; Tues Sept 24; Weds Sept 25; Thurs Sept 26; Friday, Sept 27

Hosts:Erin McGill and Melissa Stoller

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 QUEENS LOCATION

ARTIST & CRAFTSMAN SUPPLY – LIC

Address: 34-09 Queens Blvd. (Entryway on 34th St btwn Queens Blvd and 43rd Ave)

Time:  6-7:30 PM

Upcoming dates: 

Confirmed: TBD

Host/s: Natasha Bhagwanani

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NEW!      STATEN ISLAND

Where:  Barnes and Noble – Staten Island Mall, just off Richmand Ave

Time: 11 am – 1 pm

Dates:  Confirmed: No summer dates