SCBWI Tokyo, the Tokyo regional chapter of The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, offers support, information and community to illustrators and writers of children’s and young adult literature in Japan.
Regional Advisor: Holly Thompson
Assistant Regional Advisor: Jenny Walters
Illustrator Coordinator: Yoko Yoshizawa
EVENTS SCBWI Tokyo holds a variety of events year-round for writers, illustrators and Japanese to English translators of children's and young adult literature, including talks by guest speakers and ranging from workshops and presentations to creative exchanges.
SCBWI Tokyo publishes the online newsletter Carp Tales
featuring author and illustrator profiles, event write-ups, industry trends, Japanese to English translation of children's literature, a bulletin board, member news and more.
SCBWI Tokyo maintains several listservs: general listservs in English and Japanese for members and nonmembers to discuss matters relating to writing and illustrating for children and teens; an online critique group for SCBWI Tokyo members; and a translation group.
Visit the SCBWI Tokyo website
for our newsletters, illustrators gallery, books by members, speakers, FAQs about publishing in and from Japan, and more. www.scbwi.jp
We hope you'll join us at our events!