Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2022 Regional Conference Deadlines


Important Dates and Deadlines


February 21, 2022, 9:00 AM – Early Bird registration opens for SCBWI Members. Critiques are limited to 1 critique per person.


March 13, 2022, 11:59 PM – Deadline to apply for an Equity & Inclusion Scholarship (click here for more details).


March 15, 2022, 5:00 PM – Deadline to apply to be on the First Books Panel (click here for more details).


March 21, 2022, 9:00 AM – Regular registration opens. If critique slots are still available, participants can register for 1 additional critique (total of 2 per participant).


March 28, 2022, 9:00 AM – Registration for all remaining critiques open until all slots are filled (no limit per participant).


April 4, 2022, 5:00 PM – Critique registration closes OR when all critique slots are filled. Slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. All submission MUST be received by this deadline. 


April 15, 2022, 5:00 PM – Deadline to submit for the PAL Slideshow (click here for more details). 


April 20, 2022, 11:59 PM – Deadline to book a hotel room at the conference rate (click here for more details).


May 1, 2022, 11:59 PM – Deadline to nominate an organization, institution, or program for the SCBWI Florida Literacy Award (click here for more details).