Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators


All SCBWI members worldwide receive the benefits of being part of SCBWI.

Awards and Grants: SCBWI offers a wide range of awards and grants to its members each year

Events: SCBWI members are welcome to attend SCBWI events anywhere in the world at the reduced SCBWI member rate

SCBWI Publications:*  


The Bulletin, bi-monthly publication with up-to-date information in the field of children’s literature.

Podcasts: SCBWI is producing 35 minute podcasts on a variety of subjects in children’s literature

Webinars: Many regions offer events on the craft or business of children’s literature via the internet. Webinars offer members an opportunity to learn from and network with publishing professionals virtually without any travel involved.

Online community: SCBWI members are able to connect with other members using SCBWI’s Discussion Boards.

Illustrators’ Gallery: All illustrators are invited to take part in an online portfolio exhibit of their work

Speakers’ Bureau: Published members (including traditional and self-published) are invited to be listed the speakers bureau, a reference used by librarians and schools around the world.

Online Bookstore: Published members (including traditional and self-published) can list their books in SCBWI’s online bookstore.

Blog roll: SCBWI members are invited to have their blog included in SCBWI’s blog roll, a world-wide collection of children’s publishing blogs.

*Some publications are only available free of cost electronically in international regions