SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators) - is a community writers and illustrators that write for children and young adults who gather to network, discuss writing, craft, publishing, find critique partners, and meet those that have already published to gain insights to being published.

We create free workshops as well and special events with experts to help the community grow as we support each others successes and failures as artists.

Join us if you're serious about your pursuits in writing for children and young adults or you're an illustrator creating picture books or graphic novels for children and young adults. We set our sights on publishing our works through traditional publishing or through self-publishing with guided expertise. We strive for quality in all aspects of our craft.

SCBWI is a 25,000 members strong internationally. We are recognized by the publishing industry as the premiere professional writers and illustrator organization dedicated to children's literature including young adult books. 

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Founded Jan 19, 2014

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