What are the perks of a SCBWI membership?

  • Regional meetings across Australia and New Zealand
  • Access to an extensive online community via Facebook, Twitter, discussion groups, blogs and newsletters
  • Local and international conferences, retreats and professional development opportunities
  • Promotion of your work to publishers via illustrator showcases, pitching sessions, manuscript and dummy critiques etc.
  • Links to key writing organisations
  • Networking and friendship
  • Online Speakers’ Directory and Illustrator Gallery (currently under construction)
  • Detailed, self-managed profile on the international SCBWI site

To discover other benefits of being an international SCBWI member, please click here.

SCBWI Member Profiles

All current SCBWI members have a professional profile on the international SCBWI site, complete with a bio, a list of publications, and contact information. Click here to search for SCBWI members by name or location.

Current SCBWI members: To get the most out of this amazing feature, do make sure that your profile on the international SCBWI site is complete, current, and updated regularly. Click here to login or create an account.

Is SCBWI right for me?

SCBWI is an organisation for professional children’s book creators. If you are just starting out, we recommend you initially contact your local writers’ centre to take the first steps toward being published.