Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Newsletter Submissions Guidelines

Southern Breeze News (SBN)  

Our regional newsletter, Southern Breeze News (SBN), contains exclusive market tips, publishing news, business and craft tips, success stories, event information, and more. Here's how to send us your good news and helpful tips.



Submission information
Articles and artwork for interest for the SBN are welcome for consideration from current SCBWI members. 

Summer Issue April 15th

Winter Issue  October 25th


Cover Illustration Guidelines


Please download, read and follow the guidelines, tips and style rules in this 
Writer's guidelines 2014. Submit your work to  Editor/Publisher Dori Kleber. Articles on craft, marketing and inspiration are needed. If you are interested in interviewing another member for the member profile, please contact Dori Kleber two months prior to the deadline.      
Word limit: most articles 300-350; member profiles: 400-450

We need spot art as well as cover art. If your work is chosen for the cover art, you will be highlighted in the newsletter through a full-page interview. To download submission guidelines, click here: 
2014 Illustration Guidelines. Articles about illustration are needed as well. If you have questions, please contact Art Director Prescott Hill.

Publishing Rights
SBN appreciates One-Time-Rights for articles and illustrations we publish. After we have accepted / published the work you've submitted, you may pursue other avenues for publishing the article or art.

Book Review Policy
It is against SCBWI policy to review ANY children's books in regional newsletters. Acceptable reviews include How-to books on writing and illustrating, and books of essays about children's literature.