Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

How You Can Get Involved


There are numerous ways for you to be part of our 2018 Bologna Experience.

Check out the Important Dates for our SCBWI preconference competitions and activities. 

Enter our competitions:

** Our Bologna Illustration Gallery (BiG)

** Duelling Illustrators Manuscript competition

** Present your books in our Digital Catalogue

** Showcase your PAL book at Bologna ON our stand

** Reserve a timeslot for a Personal Showcase

Coming to Bologna:

** Experience the Fair

+ read our wrap from 2016

** Experience Bologna

+ read the thoughts from frequent SCBWI attendees.

** Portfolio reviews

** Don't miss the Duelling Illustrators in action

** Graffitti our Showcase Wall

Enter the Book Fair competition:

** The Bologna Book Fair Illustrators Exhibition.

Social Media

** Use the hashtag #BBF18SCBWI


… and don't forget to look over our Thoughts and Ponderings page.