Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Australian Society of Authors

SCBWI Australia West is now a partner organisation of the Australian Society of Authors (ASA).

This means SCBWI Australia West members can enjoy several discounts:


Cheaper fees for ASA events
(pay the 'Member of Partner Organisation' price rather than the non-member price)

Cheaper fees for ASA/SCBWI co-presented events
(pay the ASA member price rather than the 'Member of Partner Organisation' price)

Discounted ASA membership fee 
SCBWI members are eligible for a 20% discount off the price of Full ASA membership (discount not available for Associate membership of the ASA). Please contact the ASA directly for instructions on how to claim your discount.


About the ASA

The ASA aims to be the principal advocate for the professional and artistic interests of Australian authors by:

•    Protecting basic rights to freedom of expression
•    Working to improve income and conditions
•    Promoting Australian writing and literary culture


ASA services

The ASA offers a comprehensive range of services to support Australian authors and illustrators.
For the full list of services, please visit to the ASA services homepage.

•    ASA recommended rates (including writing, illustration, public appearances and travel)
•    Professional development program information
•    Contract advisory service
•    The Style File (online illustrator gallery)


ASA / SCBWI partnership events

•    Blogging for Authors and Illustrators – April 5th 2014


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