SCBWI Pennsylvania: East

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Welcome to Eastern PA SCBWI!

With the help of dedicated volunteers, the Eastern Pennsylvania chapter of SCBWI hosts over a dozen events each year throughout the region as well as virtually. Our past events have included meet and greets, webinars, online critique intensives, author panels, an annual one-day illustrator intensive, in-person workshops, a full-weekend retreat in the Pocono Mountains, and opportunities for PAL (published and listed) members. To bring an event to your Eastern PA town, please contact us at


Eastern PA Scholarships

The Eastern PA SCBWI Equity and Inclusion Team is pleased to be able to offer scholarships for some of our upcoming programs, including our fall virtual Illustrator Day event and our winter Submission Shine event. Details on who is eligible and how and when to apply will be available on the event pages.

Curating your Craft: Annual Virtual Illustrator Day

Join us for a day of curating your illustrator portfolio as we honor keynote speaker and local author/illustrator, Julie Fortenberry. Plus world class presentations from invited faculty; and add ons - an AD assignment, and portfolio reviews.

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Eastern PA Events

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Membership benefits

Jump into a quick overview of the benefits that SCBWI members can enjoy.

Becoming a translator

Translation: Some Frequently Asked Questions, by Avery Udagawa

Keep in touch

To inquire about local events, awards, or opportunities, please email { }

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