Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • Tune in to the SCBWI-IL YouTube Channel on Wednesday, November 4th at 3:30 PM CST to hear a special announcement by the 2020 Laura Crawford Memorial Mentor.¬† The Mentor will explain the format and genre of the opportunity and encourage all SCBWI-IL members to apply December 1-8.
  • Upcoming opportunities of the SCBWI-IL Region
  • Read the current issue of the Prairie Wind, the newsletter of SCBWI-Illinois.
  • 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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