Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Contact Us


You can email the International Team members by clicking on their names above.

Upcoming Programs for ICR members will be announced here and via email to ICR members.


Country Connections

Are you a member of SCBWI International Central Region?

Would you like to connect with other members in your country?

Email to let us know!

To find out about webinars hosted by other SCBWI regions around the world, click here.


To connect with other SCBWI members from around the world via the SCBWI Blueboards, click here.

The International Central Region (ICR) is a virtual region made up of SCBWI members in more than 60 countries around the world that do not have a local SCBWI chapter. The ICR has a regular newsletter, blog and periodic free online programs planned by Elisabeth Norton, who acts as Regional Advisor.
 As members of SCBWI, ICR members can participate in any SCBWI program offered by any region worldwide, including the wide range of online programs offered by SCBWI headquarters and other SCBWI regions around the world.

The SCBWI International Team:

  • Melanie Rook Welfing, International Regional Advisor Coordinator
  • Dana Carey, International Illustrator Coordinator
  • Elisabeth Norton, Assistant International Advisor (Outreach)
  • Ugo Anidi, Assistant International Advisor (Administrative)