Kate Dopirak Craft & Community Award

Provides conference tuition to the SCBWI Summer Conference to the author of a promising manuscript who is experiencing a financial barrier.

The Kate Dopirak Craft and Community Award provides tuition to the SCBWI Annual Summer Conference in Los Angeles to the author of a promising manuscript. We hope attending this conference will help the winner hone their craft and expand their writing community. This award is offered in celebration of Kate Dopirak, a picture book author and beloved SCBWI member who lived her life lighting the way for others.

CLICK HERE to learn how to apply to this award.