Announcement from Kansas SCBWI


Hi everyone,

Here’s a notice I received from Kansas SCBWI that might be of interest to writers in that area.

Has Kansas SCBWI got a treat for you!

2011 Kansas SCBWI Open House LaMar’s Donuts at KU Edwards Campus, Overland Park, KS
Date: 9 April 2011, Saturday 01:00 PM

Kansas SCBWI 2011:

Lights, Camera, ACTION!

Saturday, April 9, 2011

1 pm to 4 pm

“I’ll Have What She’s Having”
(from When Harry Met Sally)

LaMar’s at Jayhawk Central

KU Student Union, Edwards Campus

127th & Quivira

Overland Park, Kansas

Campus Map

Everything you wanted to know about children’s writing, publishing, and Twitter, but have been too afraid to ask…until now.

Plus donuts and coffee!

Meet the cast, er, your Regional Advisor, her assistant, and the Advisory Committee
Connect with other writers, illustrators, and newbies
Ask those burning questions about writing and getting published – no question is too stupid!
Make new friends
Hone your Twittering skills*
No audition necessary. Amateurs and Professionals all welcome.

*Bring your laptop to tweet!


It’s an Open House, people! Come when you can and stay as long as you want (between the hours of 1:00 and 4:00 PM, that is). We’ll have tables set up by genre (picture book, middle grade, young adult) and for Publishing 101, Illustrators, and Twitter. Come and make new friends, drink coffee, eat donuts, and go home with all your questions answered. How great is that?

It’s FREE, but we need you to register so we know how high to stack the donuts. Thanks!


Participate using the Twitter hashtag: #KSSCBWI. Join in the conversation of questions and answers.

Important note #1: If you can’t join us in person, you will be responsible for providing your own donuts and coffee.

Important note #2: If you have no idea what we’re talking about with “hashtags,” you really need to come and sit at Jenn Bailey’s Twitter table!

Questions? Contact your Regional Advisor at

Check out  for more information and to register online.

Questions? Contact Kim Peek at .

Best regards,
Kansas SCBWI