• The SCBWI-IL Laura Crawford Memorial Mentorship will begin accpting new applications in June 2016. Click on the Laura Crawford Memorial Mentorship tab for full details and application.
  • Brava Eileen Meyer, winner of the SCBWI Most Promising Picture Book Award! http://www.scbwi.org/congrats-to-the-winners-of-the-sue-alexander-award-and-most-promising-picture-book-award/
  • Thanks to all of the members and volunteers who contributed to making our latest SCBWI-IL booth at IRC a success!
  • Congratulations to Jacob Grant, 2015 recipient of the Don Freeman Grant, Published Illustrator Award http://www.scbwi.org/scbwi-announces-work-in-progress-winners/
  • Thanks to all of our booth committee volunteers and members for participating at IRC this October.
  • Author and ARA, Sara Shacter, author Aaron Reynolds and author-illustrator Laura Montenegro at the Betsy Bird Welcome Party at the Center for Teaching Through Children's Books on October 7th!
  • Save the date for the Wild Wild Midwest Regional Conference in 2016: April 29-May1.

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