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Manuscript Critique

Date July 31, 2021

Sohini Mitra of Penguin Random House/Puffin
Shailaja Srinivasan of Eklavya
Tina Narang of HarperCollins
Sudeshna Shome Ghosh of Speaking Tiger/Talking Cub
Sayoni Basu of Duckbill

Each will be reading five manuscripts and critiquing them in one-on-one sessions with the author.You get to pick your first choice editor. However, if that editor’s slots have all been filled up, SCBWI will assign you to one of the other four.
All manuscripts need to be sent in by midnight 15 July.
There will be a fifteen minute one-on-one feedback session on 31 July morning.


Rs 1500 for non-members
Rs 1000 for members
SCBWI believes in empowering those who wish to write for children but may need support. Therefore, for this session, there three free seats for those who may need them. If you want want one of these, please write to [email protected]scbwi.org if you let us know why you should get a free critique
Maximum 25 submissions on a first come first served basis.

This manuscript critique is only for authors of age 18 and over.

What to do next if you want to sign up:

  1. Fill in the Google form https://forms.gle/YMrEVrbv1ieJzzU76 and make the requisite payment.
  2. We will contact you to confirm your seat and also which editor you will be meeting.
  3. Send in your manuscript by 15 July midnight.
  4. We will contact you to confirm your time slot on 31 July.


July 31, 2021
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