Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators


A full schedule of events that are happening at the Bologna Showcase Booth at the fair will be published here closer to the fair.

But in the meantime here are some of the events that will be occurring: 

Personal Member Showcases – Do you want to showcase your work? Then PAL memers are invited to register their expression of interest on the Personal Showcase page. Members will need to bring copies of their own books as well any appropriate decorative and promotional material. More information at the Personal Showcase page which is where you will also find the growing list of showcasing members. Exprssion of Interest closes January 19, 2014. 

Regional ShowcasesRegional Advisors from around the world will be showcasing the work of their PAL members. Contact your reigonal advisor for further information. More information for Regional Advisors at the Regional Showcase page which is where you will also find the growing list of showcasing regions. Expressions of Interest closes January 19, 2014. 

Individual Critiques – during the Bookfair the SCBWI will be holding individual critiques – First Page for authors and First Views for illustrators with some of our well published and respected members. Visit our page on Individual Critiques for requirements and then visit our booth each morning to register for a individual critique time. 

numberous activities including

the wine and cheese gathering at the SCBWI booth (launching our IDP)
the Bologna Plaza Bookstore gathering
Dueling Illustrators featuring 8 hugely talented SCBWI members illustrators who will be present at the Book Fair.

Illustrator members, do visit the Bologna Illustration Gallery page – it's BIG – to find out guidelines for the possibility of displying your work on the walls of the SCBWI booth during the fair. Entries close on January 31, 2014


Check back soon.