to the Metro New York Chapter
SCBWI Metro New York is a chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, a professional organization for writers and illustrators of children's books. SCBWI members who live in New York City, Long Island and parts of the counties directly north of New York City are automatically members of the Metro New York chapter. We are happy to be here and to offer a variety of events and services.
Mark Your Calendar
Join us in the morning with Patrick Collins or Rachael Cole to create a character for a story and receive feedback on your work. In the afternnon, Caldecott honor award winner, Peter McCarty shares his unconventional methods of creating lovable characters.Individual 15 minute Portfolio Critiques at an additional charge will be available throughout the day.
Registration Now Open !
Illustrator Logo Competition
SCBWI Metro-NY needs a new logo, and we want YOU to design it. Your logo will be used on the website, as well as other Metro-NY documents. To sweeten the deal, we're throwing in free entry to the next SCBWI Metro-NY Illustrator Bootcamp Day (details coming soon) and a portfolio review with an art director. The only requirements for the logo are:
Deadline for entry is 12pm June 15, 2013.
A constructive dialogue about better, believable world-building in Middle Grade and YA, by looking at specific examples and applying the techniques to your own work.
Location: The Anthroposophical Society, New York Branch,