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SCBWI Florida
Co-Regional Advisor:
 
Linda Rodriguez Bernfeld

Co-Regional Advisor:
 
Gaby Triana

Assistant Regional Advisor:
 
Curtis Sponsler

Illustrator Coordinator:
 
Linda Shute
 

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Click here to download the Florida Regional Conference 2014 Brochure
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Congratulations to Augusta Scattergood! Her wonderful historical novel Glory Be won the Crystal Kite Award for Florida/Georgia/South Carolina/North Carolina/Alabama/Mississippi!

Augusta was one of the First Books Panelists at the January 2012 Florida Regional Conference!

SCBWI Florida is a state-wide chapter of the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators. We are an organization of writers and illustrators of picture books, middle grade readers, and young adult novels for children and teens.

Many of us attend weekly or monthly critique groups within our localized areas. For more information on joining SCBWI or one of our many writers' groups, please contact our regional advisors.

OUR NEW VOICES WRITING CONTEST IS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

Always dreamed of writing a picture book? Know someone who has? Submissions are now open for our 2013 New Voices writing contest!

The contest is open to writers of color who are residents of the United States and who have not previously had a children's picture book published.
Manuscripts will be accepted from May 1, 2013, through September 30, 2013, and must be postmarked within that period.

The Award winner receives a cash prize of $1000 and our standard publication contract, including our basic advance and royalties for a first time author. An Honor Award winner will receive a cash prize of $500.
For submission guidelines and more information, check out the New Voices page. Please spread the word. We look forward to reading this year's submissions!

Click below for more information:
http://www.leeandlow.com/p/new_voices_award.mhtml

! IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT !
Click below for a letter from Linda Bernfeld regarding a change in SCBWI-FL territory.

Save the dates of June 7 & 8 to attend this year’s Summer Workshops, and to spend some time networking with fellow writers and illustrators.

* Hone your craft * Pitch your stories * Share ideas * Laugh with friends *

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