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.
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
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