Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • January 2020 Webinars
  • 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:
  • SCBWI Alaska's Big Thaw Retreat May 1-3rd, 2020 Workshops by Jennifer March Soloway of Andrea Brown Literary Agency Susitna River Lodging in Talkeetna, AK Registration only $175 until December 31st
  • Happy book birthday! Paul Greci's YA novel
  • Jen Funk Weber's book
  • Sarah Asper-Smith's book
  • Tricia Brown's book
  • Happy book birthday! Brooke Hartman's book
  • Happy book birthday! Annie Boochever's book
  • Happy book birthday! Matthew Lasley's book
  • 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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The Spring Retreat graphic was designed by Laurie Kutscera. You can find more of her work at her website: