Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators



Not an SCBWI member yet? For those who are not yet members, or are unfamiliar with our resources, we’ve made available some general information on publishing for children.




FAQs About Children's Book Publishing
New to publishing for young readers? Here are the questions most frequently asked, helpfully answered by a group of professionals in the field.

From Keyboard To Printed Page
Here are the basics on how to format your writing for submission to agents and editors.

Types of publishers
This handy guide gives you a quick summary of the different types of publishers and book packagers who may be interested in your work, as a well as a short, general overview of how they work.

From the Editors Desk
Ever wish you could pick an editor's brain about what she's looking for, or what she might suggest? You're in luck. Beverly Horowitz, VP & Publisher at Bantam Delacorte at Random House answers your questions.