Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • Our next Creativity Building Book Club Selection will be announced in 2021.
  •   We are the Inland Northwest region of SCBWI. We have a little over 100 members living throughout eastern Washington and North Idaho. The highest percentage resides in the Spokane area. Our members write and illustrate books, magazine articles, and other media for children and teens. We have published and pre-published members. You can join today! There are several ways members can connect to our community. (Don’t forget to log in, many features and resources are accessible to members only.) 1. Email your Local Coordinator (found on our homepage) to find out about critique groups, workshops, and other events close to home. If you don’t see a coordinator for your area, email the Regional Advisor. 2. Create an SCBWI member profile. Log in, visit: My Home/Edit Profile, and add your details. 3. Be sure your email address (listed in your profile) is current. 4. Add to your “Safe Senders” list so our emails aren’t mistakenly sent to your spam folder. Our monthly newsletter, Creative Currents, is delivered on the 10th of every month. 5. Follow us on social media.  Let us know you’re an Inland Northwest member and what you’re working on. We’ll follow you back! Homepage: Facebook public page: Facebook group page: Twitter: Instagram: I look forward to meeting you at an upcoming event! Rachel Hamby Regional Advisor SCBWI Inland Northwest

Welcome to INW SCBWI

The Inland Northwest SCBWI is a professional organization serving children’s and YA writers & illustrators in eastern Washington & North Idaho. Our biennial conference and varied workshops provide opportunities to enhance craft, build community, and deepen understanding of children’s publishing. Check our calendar for upcoming events.


Featured Illustrator 

Esther Mann