Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI Scotland Events

All are welcome to join our SCBWI Scotland events and socials! Spaces are limited for some events, and booking is essential for all. We have free tickets available at all events for those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend. 

Click on the links to find out more:




Creating a Sustainable Career in Illustration with Alice Melvin – a Q&A chaired by Tita Berredo – 6.30-7.30pm on 12th September, online. 


Scribble, Scrawl and Crawl with Catherine Lindow – 1030am-12noon on 2nd October in South Queensferry, Edinburgh. 


Story and Voice Narration Skills with Giles Abbott – 7-9pm on 12th October, online. 


Editing Your Work with Claire Wingfield – 11am-1230pm on 4th November at the Kinross Courthouse, Perth and Kinross


Puddocks, Cuddies and Wimpy Weans: Writing and Publishing in Scots for Young Readers with James Robertson and Thomas Clark – 630-730pm on Wednesday 7th December, online


SCBWI Festive Social – 730-830pm on Wednesday 7th December, online


Moniack Mhor Writing Retreat – 27th February to 4th March 2023 (SCBWI members only)


For regular SCBWI Scotland Critique Group, Huddle and monthly meeting dates, please see here


Thank you to SCBWI member and fabulous illustrator Hannah Sanguinetti for designing this gorgeous SCBWI Scotland banner. Check out Hannah’s work here.