Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

March Meeting – Work for Hire & the Educational Market

Date(s) - 03/27/2021
9:30 am - 11:30 am


Work for hire and the educational market with guest speaker Alicia Salazar - Brazos Valley SCBWI march 2021Ever wondered about work for hire? Commonly abbreviated as WFH, work for hire opportunities can be a great way for authors to get started in the children’s publishing industry. Guest speaker Alicia Salazar will speak to us about her experience working for Capstone on the Picture Window Books series CAMILA THE STAR. There will be time for Q & A at the end of the meeting but please feel free to submit any work for hire related questions ahead of time to

About Alicia Salazar:

Alicia Salazar is a Mexican American children’s book author who has written for blogs, magazines, and education publishers. She was also once an elementary school teacher and a marine biologist. She currently lives in the suburbs of Houston, TX, but is a city girl at heart. When she is not dreaming up new adventures to experience, she is turning her adventures into stories for kids. In addition to the Camila the Star series, Alicia has seven other books coming out in the near future. More about Alicia at

Until further notice, all monthly meetings will take place via Zoom. Please register  in advance to receive login information (you will get an email with the Zoom meeting ID and password the night before the event). As usual, our meetings are free and open to the public. We encourage you to invite members of the Brazos Valley writing community to join us!

Can’t make the meeting? Don’t worry! A replay will be provided for all registrants after the meeting and will also be posted on the SCBWI Brazos Valley private Facebook group (join here: