Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Resources for Women Children’s Book Creators



For Women Creators

Art Table

International Women’s Writing Guild 

KidLit Women Podcast

National Association of Women Artists

National League of American Pen Women

Woman Made Gallery

Women Who Draw

Women Who Submit

Women’s Art Guild 


Youth Organizations

Big Class

Girls Write Now



Women-Owned Bookstores

Author’s Note (Medina, NY) *Owned by Golden Kite Award Winner, Julie Berry

Ashay by the Bay (Vallejo, CA) 

Bel Canto Books (Long Beach, CA) 

Bookends & Beginnings (Evanston, IL)

Books & Books @ The Studios of Key West (Key West, FL) 

Co-founded by Judy Blume!

Books are Magic (Brooklyn, NY)

BookWoman (Austin, TX) 

Brain Lair Books (South Bend, IN)

Broadway Books (Portland, OR)

Cafe Con Libros (Brooklyn, NY) 

East City Bookshop (Washington D.C.)

Beyond Barcodes (Kokomo, IN)

Medu Bookstore (Atlanta, GA)

Mystery to Me (Madison, WI)

Once Upon a Time Bookstore (Montrose, CA) 

Papercuts (Boston, MA)

Parnassus Books (Nashville, TN) 

People Get Ready (New Haven, CT)

Reparations Club (Los Angeles, CA)

Semicolon Bookstore (Chicago, IL)

Violet Valley Bookstore (Water Valley, MS) 

Watermark Books (Wichita, KS)

Women and Children First (Chicago, IL)