Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • SCBWI is Partnering with Alaska Writers Guild and AK Chapter Romance Writers of America To Bring You An AMAZING Line up of Presenters and Presentations for the Fall 2019 Writers and Illustrators Conference September 20-21, 2019 at the BP Energy Center in Anchorage, Alaska
  • WE NEED YOU! SCBWI is 100% volunteer run.  We could use your help! Want to run a critique group? Want to be a web master? Help calendar events? Contact us!   Image Credit:
  • Tricia Brown's book
  • Happy book birthday! Brooke Hartman's book
  • Happy book birthday! Matthew Lasley's book
  • Happy book birthday! Annie Boochever's book
  • Happy book birthday! Paul Greci's book
  • Cover image of Jen Funk Weber's picture book, Been There, Done That: Reading Animal Signs
  • Lynn Lovegreen with her books: Gold Nuggets, Golden Days, Quicksilver to Gold, Worth Her Weight in Gold, Fools Gold.
  • Ann Dixon with her books: Blueberry Shoe, Alone Across the Arctic, Big-Enough Anna, The Sleeping Lady, When Posey Peeked at Christmas, Trick-or-Treat!, Winter Is.
  • Cover image for Cindy Lou Aillaud's picture book, Recess at 20 Below.
  • Cover image for Dan Walker's 2016 novel: Secondhand Summer.
  • Cover image for C. M. McCoy's novel, Eerie.
About Us

Got goals? Questions? A desire to create for children? SCBWI AK is here to help.

For many of us, carving out time to write or illustrate can be a challenge. We’ve got jobs, kids, partners, parents, and commitments. But sit down we must. For some of us, if we don’t

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This year's winning Fall Conference graphic was designed by Counsel Langley.