Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators


The Los Angeles region honors and promotes the work of its writers and illustrators by offering several annual contests. Entry is free. Competing can help you gauge the level of your work and winning can help move you toward publication.

SCBWI-L.A. may introduce new contests and/or change existing contests at any time. Currently, the region offers the following:

For Writers:
Sue Alexander Grant for the WWR
Writer’s Day Works-In-Progress Contest

For Illustrators:
Illustrator’s Day Portfolio Contest

For Writers and Illustrators:
Mentorship Contest