Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • Illinois congratiulates Sarah Aronson, winner of the 2020 Crystal Kite Award Winner, Midwest Division, for  JUST LIKE RUBE GOLDBERG, illustrated by Robert Neubecker
  • Read the current issue of the Prairie Wind, the newsletter of SCBWI-Illinois.
  • Join PAL & Published Coordinator Sarah Aronson for her 3-Cs: Care, Community and Creativity! All SCBWI-Illinois Members Invited Every Monday night 7PM CST Online using Zoom--to join: PASSWORD: ThxDebbie If you're new to ZOOM, see TUTORIALS, at bottom.   UPCOMING SCHEDULE THESE ZOOM MEETINGS ARE NOT RECORDED.  Please attend to be
  • SCBWI-IL Networks provide free, drop-in programming monthly in a city or town near you.  Writing, illustrating and diversity netwotks arr open to both members and non-members. They focus on the craft and business of children's storytelling. Come and see what our creative community is all about!


Are you interested in writing and/or illustrating for children?

Are you a published author/illustrator, wondering what SCBWI can do for you?

Are you looking for a speaker for your bookstore, school or library? 

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