SCBWI Nebraska


Welcome to SCBWI Nebraska!

Welcome! The Nebraska region serves members over a wide geographical area. We host events that connect writers and illustrators and help our members grow in their craft, skills, and understanding of the publishing marketplace.


Marvelous Midwest Conference

April 12th-14th, 2024 in Davenport, Iowa. Registration opens January 12th, 2024!

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Indi-500 Challenge

We’re kicking off 2024 with our fourth annual Indi-500 (word) Challenge! Once again, we have TWO contests: one for writers and one for illustrators. This is an SCBWI Nebraska members-only race to the finish. Based on selected themes and prompts, contestants create a 500-word story or spot illustration in just 48 hours.


Regional Meetings


Shop Talk


Story Spinners

Writers and illustrators! Join us for our new series of casual in-person events dubbed Story Spinners. Gather for a few hours and focus on your current work in progress in the company of like-minded creators. Next event: Saturday, January 27, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

New & Returning Members

Our Team

Upcoming Events

Marvelous Midwest Conference

Regional Virtual Events

Regional Meetings

Shop Talk


Membership benefits

Jump into a quick overview of the benefits that SCBWI members can enjoy.

Becoming a translator

Translation: Some Frequently Asked Questions, by Avery Udagawa

Keep in touch

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