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The next Breakfast With The Authors is scheduled for October 19, 2024. More details will be posted here as they are finalized.

About Breakfast With The Authors


SBCEO’s Breakfast with the Authors celebrates literacy with the authors and illustrators who create it. Talented writers and artists come together to connect with each other and Santa Barbara County librarians and library-media specialists while also honoring the diverse cultures and languages of our students and community members.

A Literary Feast - Breakfast with the Authors 2023 Recap

A Literary Feast - Breakfast with the Authors 2023 Recap

The 71st annual "Breakfast with the Authors" event hosted by the Santa Barbara County Education Office was a literary extravaganza that lived up to its reputation. As the dust settles on this year's event, we're here to share the highlights and memorable moments that made it an unforgettable gathering for writers, poets, illustrators, and literary enthusiasts.

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Breakfast With the Authors 2023 Slideshow

Students eagerly await signatures at author Joshua Hauke's table,

Breakfast With the Authors 2023 Slideshow

Student ambassadors enjoy a lighthearted moment at the 2023 Breakfast With the Authors.

Breakfast With the Authors 2023 Slideshow

Dr. Silvia Rodriguez Vega talks to an attendee about her book.

Breakfast With the Authors 2023 Slideshow

A student ambassador introduces an author at the 2023 Breakfast With The Authors event.

Breakfast With the Authors 2023 Slideshow

Students display the Chaucer's gift certificates they won in the raffle.

Breakfast With the Authors 2023 Slideshow

Tabletop decor reflecting the 2023 theme, "Literary Landscapes: The Role of Setting in Storytelling & Identity."

Breakfast With the Authors 2023 Slideshow

Guest authors, illustrators, and poets at the 2023 Breakfast With the Authors event.

Very very fun! Big thumbs up! I feel VERY inspired to draw RIGHT now because I am very inspired by this eventStudent, Goleta valley jr. high


2023 Featured Authors and Illustrators


I’m moving into the author space so it’s cool to come to something like this and meet other authors and hope to speak at event like this in the future.miles burks, creator of 'Encore!' on webtoon

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Cate Tolnai
Director of Digital Learning
ctolnai@sbceo.org
(805) 964-4710, ext. 5322

Kayla Peacock
Administrative Assistant
kpeacock@sbceo.org
(805) 964-4710, ext 5222

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