Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

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  • Due to the popularity of the 2021 PAL Presentations, and thanks to another generous grant from SCBWI, we are please to offer another set of these free-to-all-SCBWI-members webinars (and only $10 for non-members)! This round, we have the following wonderful creators on these dates: Sharon Vargo, author-illustrator - March 5, 2022 Jeff Stone, author, MG & YA - June 11, 2022 Janna Matthies, author, PB - August 27, 2022 Join us!
  •   Compiled by Library Coordinator Karen Kulinski, Hoosier Book Happenings is a newsletter sent to Indiana Libraries to publicize recently released traditionally-published books by Hoosier authors and illustrators. The current call for submissions is as follows: Watch for the next request for titles on our e-list and Facebook page. Current HBH sent out to libraries in Indiana
  • PAL creators      *      Non-traditionally published creators

IN SCBWI Volunteer Job Descriptions

This organization is run by volunteers, from the Indiana Regional Team members (RA, ARA, IC) to all the other coordinators.

Membership dues go to support the national organization to provide for things like insurance, Zoom contracts, websites, and more.

The events we hold have to pay for themselves, that is,

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Due to the current public health crisis, we are moving as many events as possible online. We look forward to the near future when we can all meet in person again to achieve the full value and experience of the conference.



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Click HERE to read the latest Newsletter!

 Thank you, Tanya, for creating this terrific edition!

We are now in the third and final session of mentorships, a program started by Co-RA, Diane Bradley-Kantor. This one is with Newberry Honor and NYT best-selling author, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley and is for IN-SCBWI PAL (and soon to be PAL) authors.

La Cometa is a bi-monthly digital bulletin in Spanish published by SCBWI-Spain. It provides reports on various literary and publishing events around the world, as well as interviews with agents, editors, and authors working in the children’s book market in Spain and Latin America, and information about contests, grants, courses, and other opportunities for writers and illustrators. Check out the site for past issues.