Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Sat July 11 — Zoom Online Critique Cafe, Sonoma and Mendocino Counties

Date(s) - 07/11/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

SOLD OUT!  — Zoom Online Critique Cafe Hosted by Sonoma and Mendocino Counties — SOLD OUT!

Saturday, July 11, 2020
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Cost: Member $5, Non-Member $10
Max. Capacity: 30

Do you want/need feedback on your work? Looking for critique partners or a critique group? Get the input to move you to the next level. This will be a wonderful opportunity for you to virtually meet other members who might be looking for an ongoing critique group, or members of a group that are seeking new members.

Please register early as our limit is 30 participants.

Writers at a table

The cafe will be facilitated via Zoom. In order for it to be successful, please be sure you can adhere to the following criteria:

    • • Writers and illustrators will be divided into either PB, MG, YA or Illustrator groups depending on your answers on the Google survey (link below)
    • • MG and YA Writers: Will upload up to 5 typed pages of your work to be critiqued.
    • • PB Writers: Will upload their entire manuscript, up to 6 pages
    • • Illustrators: Will upload up to 3 illustration samples
    • • You will be provided with a Google Drive folder to upload your work
    • • Be prepared to give and receive constructive, positive feedback
    • • Further instructions will be provided after registration
    • • All work must be submitted by June 28, 2020


Fun Writerly Prizes Will be Raffled at the Event!

Questions? Email: Jennifer Lynn Alvarez or Natasha Yim

Registration Deadline is June 17, 2020
Pre-Registration ONLY

Critique Cafe Fees: 
SCBWI Members: $5
Non Members: $10

Please fill out this Google Form
We will use the information provided to group you into one of four categories for critique purposes:

  • • Picture Book
  • • Middle Grade
  • • Young Adult
  • • Illustrator


This event had SOLD OUT!

New! Coronavirus Refund Policy and Best Practices:

This event is fully booked.