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.
- About the Group
- The CWIG Committee
- Forthcoming Events
- Joined-up Reading Conference report
- Members-only discussion forum on LinkedIn
- CWIG erobin
The following 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.
21 October 2014 – afternoon children’s translation event on educational outreach projects working with schools – Translation Nation’s and Translators in Schools’ Sam Holmes and Robina Pelham Burn, Pop Up’s Dylan Calder and others to be confimed. The Marsh Award shortlist will be announced over an afternoon tea. Venue: English Speaking Union. 2-4pm.
25 November 2014 – evening AGM with John Dougherty followed by Writing to Inspire Reading - Patience Thomson chaired by Theresa Breslin. Venue: Society of Authors, 5.30-8pm
5 February 2015 – Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve on author illustrator partnerships. Venue: Society of Authors, 6-8pm
30 April 2015 – Francesca Dow, MD of Children’s Penguin Random House. Venue: Society of Authors. 6-8pm
23 June 2015 - Brighton and Hove Library 1/2 day event. Details tbc. Venue: Brighton Library.
NEW: 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.com, Facebook and Twitter.
- Authors and illustrators looking to do more school visits might want to have a look at our collection of Author Directories