Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

About SCBWI-Los Angeles

The SCBWI-Los Angeles chapter is proud to represent the birth place of SCBWI. Many generous, talented and visionary individuals in the field of children's literature, education and entertainment, have resided within its boundaries over the years, and many more such individuals are still to come.

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Coming Up...

Win a writing mentor! Contest for Full and Associate members — 1/10/18–2/21/18. Mentorship — 5/1/18–10/30/18.

Writers Day features industry speakers, writing contest awards, networking & more. Join us for a full day at the Skirball Cultural Center. Save the date — 3/3/2018. Theme: "Level Up" Registration open now!

Sue Alexander Grant for writers offers winner a guaranteed spot and free tuition to the popular Working Writers Retreat. Contest dates — 3/30/18-5/11/18.

PAL members: Promote your book at our booth during the L.A. Times Festival of Books4/21/18-4/22/18.

Critique Day offers a free, members-only, critique picnic — June 2018.

SCBWI's Anti-Harassment Policy