Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • We are now accepting submissions from members for our next newsletter! DEADLINE: May 1, 2019 DETAILS: to cover submissions for the period since fall 2018 Submissions MUST be mailed to and indicate NEWSLETTER in subject header. WE ACCEPT MEMBER SUBMISSIONS FOR: Good News – e.g. for your recent/upcoming books/successes; max. 75 words; include your book cover thumbnail Critique Group News  Short Articles (max. 500 words, e.g., reports on conferences attended, profiles, interviews, notes on technique/craft, book reviews on technique/craft) Announcements – e.g. member book launches, upcoming events  Photos; spot illustrations in colour or B&W We do not currently accept any business announcements SUBMISSION FORMAT:  Please name your file(s) with a heading and your name; example format:  GoodNews_Potter_Harry_ 01.jpg LAStory_Granger_Hermione.doc For all submissions, please include your full name and a
Welcome to SCBWI Canada West

SCBWI Canada was established in 1997. In 2004, SCBWI Canada split into two regions. SCBWI Canada West includes published and unpublished members from British Columbia, Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Northwest Territories. Our yahoogroups listserv is open only to members. However, our critique groups, illustrator meetings, special topic meetings, and

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Critique Groups
Looking for a critique group? Find more info here.

SCBWI CanadaWest is a volunteer-led community and we rely on you, our members, to keep our chapter vibrant! Thank you to the wonderful volunteers who give back. There are many ways to help out, whether you have a few hours to spare or more, and we are always looking for volunteers. Please feel free to email us to find out more.

Book Launches
If you're a member with an upcoming book launch, we can post your launch on our Events Calendar. Contact Jennifer with a brief announcement that includes date, time and full address information.

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