SCBWI Japan Creative Exchange

Date: Saturday, September 26th, 2015 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: A Creative Exchange

RSVP: To reserve a critique slot, email japan (at) by Monday, September 21. This event will be in English for writers and translators; English and Japanese for illustrators.

Join us for an SCBWI Japan Creative Exchange! 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 literature. SCBWI members will have priority for the critique slots.

What to prepare 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 Illustrators: bring 5-10 copies of a dummy or story board.
  • Writers: send a picture book manuscript (recommended no more than 600 words) per instructions received afer making your reservation.
  • 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 Womens Plaza, Conference Room 1B, 5-53-67 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku (by the United Nations University)

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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