Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2021 Mentorship Program


Are you interested in applying to the Mentorship Program?


Download the application information in .pdf or .docx.


 Application Deadline: July 30, 2021


Click Here to Read Testimonials from Previous Mentees:
Click Here to Read Our Mentors’ Bios:


Meet our Mentors:

Mentor Name Category
1. Cam Montgomery Young Adult/ Graphic Novel/ Nonfiction
2. Catherine Linka Young Adult
3. Courtney Gould Young Adult
4. Craig Orback Picture Book Author/ Illustration Portfolio
5. Curtis Manley Nonfiction
6. Dan Richards Picture Book Author/ Middle Grade
7. Ellie Peterson Picture Book Author/Illustration Portfolio, Nonfiction
8. Eric Ode Picture Book Author
9. Joy McCullough Middle Grade/ Young Adult
10. Katherine Kirkpatrick Middle Grade/ Young Adult
11. Katherine Pryor Picture Book Author
12. Liz Wong Picture Book Author/Illustration Portfolio
13. Mary Boone Nonfiction
14. Michele Bacon Young Adult
15. Sarah Kapit Middle Grade
16. Trudi Trueit Middle Grade/ Nonfiction
17. Vikram Madan Picture Book Author/Illustration Portfolio, Graphic Novel/ Poetry
18. Will Taylor Middle Grade