Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Book Launch Parties


The SCBWI Book Launch Parties are a fantastic way to boost your newly-published book's outreach. Design a one-of-a-kind, online book launch party page that lets visitors get an inside look at you and your book.

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Check out what people are saying!


“I want to congratulate…SCBWI for this massive undertaking. It is quite impressive! Although this is my eighth book, I am a new member of SCBWI and am thrilled to be a part of this inaugural book launch.  Thank you for doing this.”

Laurenn Prater Barker

Author and Illustrator


“This is so much fun. What a great idea, and a great opportunity for your members.”

Tiny Wexler

Literary Agent, ICM Partners


It's WONDERFUL! So excited about our listing! 

Anni Matsick

Anni Matsick Illustration






Amy McNulty

Author, “Nobody’s Goddess”






Carrie Charley Brown, Author






Jennifer Varn, Illustrator


“…[T]his program offers a user-friendly and extremely economical way for these members to create a professional book promotion page to send out to all of their contacts.”

Tammy Yee



“I just spent an enjoyable hour browsing titles, feeling proud of my friends with their beautiful new publications, and compiling a reading list! I love how the pages look uniform yet so different, and how much information can be packed into a page without it looking busy. Great job all around!”

Tracy Barrett

SCBWI Regional Advisor


 “…[M]y list of to-reads has just grown exponentially, but with all the gorgeous covers, looking at the SCBWI Book Launch page is like visiting an art gallery.

Sarah T.
SCBWI, San Diego Chapter




Instructions for Creating Your Book Launch Party


Book Launch Party FAQs


Ready to get the party started?

For $25.00 you can design a spectacular book launch party page on your own or for an additional $75.00 an SCBWI Staff member will design a unique party page for you.

To purchase a Book Launch Party: Members simply log in to and click "My Book Launch Party" on the left side of your profile.