Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators






Grand Hyatt New York
109 East 42nd Street (at Grand Central Terminal)
New York, NY 10017
(212) 883-1234
Special SCBWI Room Rate: $259 per night. There are limited rooms available at this rate so book early!




Includes all programming on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 as well as the Gala Party on Saturday Evening

Note: There will be no part-time or walk in registration. There is no cancellation allowed after January 10, 2016.


Conference Early Registration (up to and including December 11)

SCBWI Member Registration:  $425

Non-Member Registration: $525       


Conference Regular Registration (December 12 and thereafter)

SCBWI Members Registration: $460

Non-Members Registration: $560     


Optional Pre-Conference Activities (members only):

Please note that you must sign up for the conference to sign up for any of these with the exception of the Professional Authors' Forum.

Writers' Round Table: $225

Writers’ Intensive: Revisions:   $225

Illustrators' Intensive:  $225  

Professional Authors' Forum: $75 if you register for the whole conference. $150 if you are just coming for the day. PAL members only.                 

Portfolio Showcase (SCBWI members only):

Open to full-time conference attendees only.

Portfolio showcase participation is included in illustrator intensive registration. For those not enrolled, if room is available, there is a $75 fee.

The Art Browse takes place at 5:00 PM on Saturday, February 13. All conference attendees may show their portfolio at the Art Browse. Table space is provided, and participating attendees pick a spot to put their portfolio. No registration is required specifically for the Art Browse, and there are no specific portfolio guidelines. The event will be attended by faculty, conference attendees, and invited industry members.