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Children's Writers and Illustrators Group

The CWIG Group works within the Society to further the interests of children's writers and artists and is open to writers and illustrators who have had at least one book published by a reputable children's publisher. 

Please email Jo McCrum if you would like to join.


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Diary Dates

Some of the later events are not yet live on the bookings system - members will be mailed with full details nearer the time. Please note that we are phasing out paper flyers, so do remember to forward your current email address.


Kickstart Your Creativity with Lucy Coats and Jenny Alexander
29 September, SoA Offices, 11am-4pm, Limited to 15 delegates; £40 (members only)
Diverse Voices: Children's Literature in Translation with Annie Eaton (Penguin Random House), Gill Evans (Walker Books) and Sarah Odedina (Pushkin Press). Chaired by Joy Court (SLS)
20 October, English Speaking Union, Dartmouth House, 37 Charles Street, London W1J 5ED, 2-4pm. 

iMovie Magic: Promoting You and Your Books with Shoo Rayner
16 November 2016, SoA Offices, 11.50am-2.35pm, Limited to 15 delegates; £20 (members only). Full details and mailing to follow.

CWIG AGM and The Curious History of British Children's Literaure with Nicholas Tucker.
16 November 2016, SoA Offices, 5.30-8pm. £10 members, £15 guests. Full details and mailing to follow.


Guide to Author Fees for Talks in Schools

This Guide outlines good practice for authors and event organisers planning events in schools and other venues. 

The report has been compiled by Nicola Morgan, a committee member of the Children’s Writers and Illustrators Group and former chair of the Society of Authors in Scotland. An award-winning author for young people, she has written approximately 90 books. Find Nicola at www.nicolamorgan.comFacebook and Twitter.

>> Download our Guide to Author Fees for Talks in Schools (PDF 1.17MB)



An annual subscription (£102 or £73 if you're under 35) entitles you to unlimited advice on all aspects of the writing profession.


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