Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators



SCBWI will be attending the Bologna Book Fair in 2023 to support our writers, illustrators, and translators from around the globe. SCBWI will participate in the event by hosting:

– a meeting room for SCBWI members to meet and mingle

– free manuscript and portfolio reviews

– the return of the popular Dueling Illustrators live session

– a VIP party for industry professionals and SCBWI members


Join us throughout the week!

Be sure to visit us at the Book Fair in Hall 26, Booth A156.

Monday, March 6:

From 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, learn about our awards, grants and member benefits.

Wednesday, March 8:

Have your portfolio reviewed by an agent from 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Dueling Illustrators starts at 12:00 PM.

Come meet the SCBWI Executive Team on Tuesday, all day. Join our Executive Director, Sarah Baker, at 4:00 PM in the booth for a glass of prosecco.

Then find us at Libreria Trame (Via Goito, 3/C) starting at 7:30 PM!