Monday, August 22, 2011
LEE & LOW'S NEW VOICES AWARD
What you need to know:
* No entry fee
* Winner will receive standard publication contract and $1000. An honor winner will receive $500.
* Open to writers of color who have not published a children's picture book (entrant may have published in some other genre such as YA fiction, children's magazines, or non-fiction).
* Manuscripts should address the needs of children of color
* Fiction, non-fiction and poetry for ages 5-12 will be considered. (Folklore and animal stories will not be considered.)
* Manuscripts should be no more than 1500 words in length (picture book length).
* Up to 2 submissions per entrant will be accepted.
* Submissions must be postmarked no later than September 30, 2011
For complete rules and guidelines, visit http://www.leeandlow.com/p/new_voices_award.mhtml