Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Arizona
Desert Nights, Rising Stars Exhibitor 2020
About Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Arizona
The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, and the only professional organization specifically for individuals who write and illustrate for children and young adults. Our mission is to support the creation and availability of quality children’s books in every region of the world. Membership in SCBWI is open to anyone with an active interest in children’s literature, from picture books to young adult novels. We welcome aspiring and published writers and illustrators, as well as librarians, educators, translators, artists, students, dramatists, musicians, filmmakers, and others. A passion for children’s literature is our number one criterion.SCBWI Arizona, the local region of the organization, is led by Regional Advisor Sharon Skinner, who manages the Arizona Regional Team and local Planning Committee.