Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Open Critique Groups

The critique groups listed below are open to new members. If you are interested, please contact the individual listed for the selected group.


If you would like to have your group listed here, please contact Alison Pearce Stevens at



Lincoln Children's Writers

Location: generally we rotate through individual homes but sometimes meet in a public place

Meets: once a month, Friday evenings, agreed upon by group using a Doodle schedule

Predominantly picture books, but also the romance market and local publications

Contact: Allison Hunter



Nebraska Writers Workshop (32 years old)

Location: Ralston’s Baright Public Library

Meets: Weekly, Wednesday evenings, 6-9pm

Eclectic genre, Continuing Ed plus Readings Feedback

Contact: Sally Walker