Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Critique Groups

If you are interested in online or in-person critique groups, please fill out this form and we’ll do our best to match you with other members who are writing in your genre.







Here’s the form:

Once we match a group, it will be up to each critique pod to structure how they wish to proceed with meetings, including dates, frequency, page limit, location, etc.

This critique group guide from SCBWI Arizona has great advice for structuring groups and being a helpful but kind critique partner:

Our critique group coordinator, Amelia Loken, will email you when you’ve been matched with at least three other writers/illustrators. If you haven’t yet received an email, it’s because there’s no match just yet.