SCBWI Mid-Atlantic

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Read the Summer Highlighter Journal

Remember summer reading as a kid? The Summer 2024 Highlighter issue on "The Reading Experience" reminds us of how children interact with books. Teachers and librarians have shared their perspectives on how to make books more engaging for kids and best suited for story time.


I’ve Got the Power: How to Use Character Agency to Make Your Story Satisfying

Rachael Stein will present a riveting webinar on character agency.

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How to Master Multiple POVs

Learn how to master multiple POVs from professional editor Sophia Jimenez.


Mid-Atlantic Virtual Illustrator Social

Join fellow Mid-Atlantic Illustrators for a free, bi-monthly, virtual illustrator social where we chat about all things kidlit illustration! See event post for upcoming dates.


Crafting Emotional Arcs in Nonfiction Picture Books

Discover the art of weaving powerful emotions into your nonfiction picture books!


Regional Events


Member Good News

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Our team

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Highlighter Journal


Equity & Inclusion

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Beltways and Bridges: A Kid Lit Road Trip

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

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