Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • Take the 2021 Regional Survey
  • The SCBWI-IL Laura Crawford Memorial Mentorship Mentee for 2020 is Claire Reck For full details:
  • 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?

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