Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators


SCBWI Book Launch Award



You must be a current SCBWI member when your work is submitted and when the award is announced.

SCBWI PAL members with a book traditionally published in 2022 or 2023 are eligible to apply. The applicant must be over 18.


  • Submit one PDF document which includes all of the following:
    • A cover letter with the name of your book, the publication date, and a short summary of the book.
    • A short artist statement explaining why you are applying for this grant
    • Your marketing plan. Include details of how the money would be used.

Full award details HERE.

Deadline is 11:59 pm, Pacific Time February 28, 2023