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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Students: Learn More About Children's Publishing

Students: Learn More About Children's Publishing 
With Help From SCBWI
Picture Books    Young Adult    Middle Grade   Nonfiction   Graphic Novels
The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators is the only professional organization specifically for those individuals writing and illustrating for children and young adults in the fields of children's literature, magazines, film, television, and multimedia. 

We're here to help students of library science and information management learn more about the authors, illustrators and publishing industry around children's books. SCBWI is a great resource for information about children's book publishing.

Our mission is to support the creation and availability of quality children's books around the world. The SCBWI accomplishes this by fostering a vibrant community of individuals who bring books for young readers to the public; membership includes writers, illustrators, translators, editors, publishers, agents, librarians, educators, booksellers, bloggers, enthusiasts and others. 
Member Benefits:
  • Digital versions of member content (quarterly magazine, exclusive monthly newsletter, FAQ videos)
  • Student discounts on member events
  • Online critique groups for illustrators and writers
  • Grants and awards for writers and illustrators
  • Online student discussion group
  • Networking opportunities with publishing professionals
  • Display space in the online Illustrator Gallery
  • Book Launch Party Page
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must be 18 years old or older to join
  • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university - domestic or international
  • Copy of current student ID must be submitted for verification 

Special Student Rate: $65/join 

To join, or for more details, students should go to scbwi.org/join
SCBWI scbwi.org

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