Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

About Us

Welcome! We are the Inland Northwest members of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. We live throughout eastern Washington and North Idaho.

We write, illustrate, and translate stories for children and teens. Our members are published and pre-published. Anyone interested in creating literature and art for children is encouraged to join!

There are several ways SCBWI members connect with their local & global communities. 

1. Attend an upcoming event.

2. Create an SCBWI member profile. Log in, visit: My Home/Edit Profile, and add your details.

3. Read the SCBWI INW monthly newsletter. Our newsletter is sent by email, so make sure is added to your email contacts list.

4. Visit SCBWI’s discussion board with all your kid lit questions.

5. Find a writing group.

6. Connect with SCBWI INW on social media.  

Facebook public page:

Facebook group page for members:



I look forward to meeting you at an upcoming event!

Rachel Hamby
Regional Advisor
SCBWI Inland Northwest