The SCBWI Bulletin is a quarterly publication containing comprehensive and current information in the field of children’s literature. In addition to features each issue, regular departments include the latest market reports, information on school visits, book reviews, art tips, information on contests and awards, information on the illustration market, news of SCBWI members, and information about ongoing SCBWI activities throughout the world. The SCBWI Bulletin is an invaluable source of information and inspiration to writers and illustrators of children’s literature. We now have over 40 years of SCBWI Bulletins archived. Members can access the current issue and the archives below.

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In addition to regular columns the Summer issue also features:


july   16. Birds, Bricks, and Story Helps — Kenda Turner
   17. How To Mess with a Classic — Kim Askew and Amy Helmes
   18. Diversity Rocks! . . . and Other Science Topics — Jennifer Swanson
   20. Letter of Final Instructions: Why Writers Should Have One — Julian Block
   21. Grant Writing 101 — Karen B. Kurtz
   22. Showcasing Your Illustrations with Micro-video — Patricia Pinsk
   23. How Improv Made Me a Better Writer — S.Q. Eries
   24. Light My Fire — Jackie Azúa Kramer
   25. The Banished, Vanished Author — Melissa Abramovitz

  PLUS an interview with cover artist Cindy Derby