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 March 2015
- CWIG erobin December 2014
- CWIG erobin October 2014
- CWIG erobin July 2014
4 February 2015
We are sad to announce that Mal Peet, CWIG committee member (2013-15) has died. Winner of the Carnegie, Nestlé Children’s Book Award and Guardian Fiction award he was much admired as a writer; on the committee we appreciated his intelligent, witty and energetic support. Full biographies can be found at The Independent, The Guardian and The Telegraph.
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.
30 April 2015 – Francesca Dow, MD of Children’s Penguin Random House. Venue: Society of Authors. 6-8pm
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