Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Our Team

Introducing the Team from SCBWI France:

Regional Advisor – Elizabeth Brahy

is a writer and editor based in Paris. Originally from Los Angeles, she has a degree in Film Studies and worked in
film development before moving to France, where she lives with her husband and two children. She is the Senior Editor of the website INSPIRELLE and works as an international acquisitions reader for French publishers. Elizabeth’s work has been longlisted for the 2015 and 2017 Undiscovered Voices Award. She is repped by Savannah Brooks at the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency.

Assistant Regional Advisor – Dana Carey
is an author/illustrator. She has served SCBWI France as Assistant Regional Advisor organizing writer/illustrator retreats, regional conferences, workshops and webinars and serves as the SCBWI International Illustrator Coordinator. She earned a degree in Fine Arts and Graphic Design and later, a teaching certificate. Now she teaches English to adults and university students and writes reader reports for international acquisitions for French publishers. Dana interviews illustrators for a monthly blogpost called The Postcard Post for the Sub It Club, a support group for authors and illustrators.