Los Angeles Region

SCBWI-LA Critique Day

Registration for this event has closed.

Saturday, June 10th 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Virtual Zoom Event

Don’t miss this great opportunity to have your manuscript or portfolio critiqued by your SCBWI peers.

Here’s how it will work:

WRITERS: You will be asked to submit 5 double-spaced pages (only) of your manuscript before the event via a Google form. We will share your manuscript with everyone in your group during the critique. Please include your name and the story title on the first page.

ILLUSTRATORS: You will be asked to submit your portfolio (5 pieces only) or a picture book dummy (5 pages only) before the event via a Google form. We will share your material (pdf format) with everyone in your group during the critique.

The SCBWI-L.A. Critique Day is for current SCBWI members only. To become a member, please visit to sign up.

When registering, please choose a category. If some categories do not have enough participants to form a group, they may be combined.

The categories are: Illustrations / Picture Book Dummy Picture Book Middle Grade Young Adult

All Critique Day attendees will be placed into their assigned groups/meeting rooms upon entry into the Zoom session. The Zoom invite link will be emailed to participants ahead of the event.

This unique FREE event is brought to you by the SCBWI-L.A. chapter. You must be logged in to register. Registration will open May 6th at 8am and will close on May 27th at 8pm.

Deadline for manuscript or illustration submission is May 27th at 8:00pm.

Please email any questions to