Creative Exchange and Planning Meeting

Date: Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Speaker: Sign up to bring your work

RSVP: To reserve a critique slot, email contact(at) by Monday, January 28. This event will be in English and Japanese.

Join us for the first SCBWI Tokyo Creative Exchange of 2013! Sign up in advance to bring your work in progress to share with the group for constructive feedback. Open to published and pre-published writers, illustrators, and translators of children's and young adult books; SCBWI members will have priority for the critique slots. Before the creative exchange we will have a planning meeting--volunteers and those interested in volunteering are urged to attend and share ideas.

What to bring for the Creative Exchange:

  • For MG and YA Fiction: Send up to 2,000 words of a story or chapter, per instructions received after making your reservation.
  • For Picture Books: Bring 5-10 copies of a dummy or story board or manuscript up to 600 words.
  • For Translations (Japanese to English picture book, MG or YA): Send up to 2,000 words of a story or chapter, per instructions received after making your reservation.

Attendees without manuscripts, dummies or storyboards are welcome to participate.

Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan (SCBWI)

Cost: SCBWI Members: 500 yen
Non-members: 800 yen

Venue: Tokyo Women's Plaza, Audiovisual Room B, 5-53-67 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku (by the Children's Castle and United Nations University)

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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Contact SCBWI


Holly Thompson, SCBWI Tokyo Co-Regional Advisor
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Phone (work): 0467-31-6908