Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • SCBWI Alaska’s 3rd Annual Big Thaw Retreat April 26-28th, 2019 Workshops by Fiona Kenshole of Transatlantic Agency Susitna River Lodging in Talkeetna, AK Registration now $299
  • Happy book birthday! Matthew Lasley's book
  • Happy book birthday! Brooke Hartman's book
  • Happy book birthday! Paul Greci's book
  • Happy book birthday! Annie Boochever's book
  • 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:
  • 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 of Jen Funk Weber's picture book, Been There, Done That: Reading Animal Signs
  • Cover image for Cindy Lou Aillaud's picture book, Recess at 20 Below.
  • Lynn Lovegreen with her books: Gold Nuggets, Golden Days, Quicksilver to Gold, Worth Her Weight in Gold, Fools Gold.
  • Cover image for Annie Boochever's novel, Bristol Bay Summer.
  • Debbie Miller with a bunch of her books.
  • Cover image for Tricia Brown's picture book with Jeff King: Zig: The Warrior Princess.
  • Cover images from books by Jim and Suzi Gregg Fowler: Patsy Ann of Alaska; Arctic Aesop's Fables; Benny's Flag; Dolphin Adventure
  • 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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2019's awesome retreat graphic was designed by illustrator Laura Diehl.  You can learn more about her work at her website.