11th ANNUAL NEW VOICES AWARD
Lee and Low
NO ENTRY FEE
Given for a children’s picture book manuscript by a writer of color. The Award winner receives a cash grant of $1,000 and our standard publication contract, including our basic advance and royalties for a first time author.
Writers who have published other work in venues such as children’s magazines, young adult, or adult fiction or nonfiction, are eligible.
An Honor Award winner will receive a cash grant of $500. Must be a US resident.
Only unagented submissions will be accepted. Work that has been published in any format is not eligible for this award. Submissions may be FICTION, NONFICTION, or POETRY for children ages 5 to 12.
Folklore and animal stories will not be considered. Manuscripts should be no more than 1,500 words in length.
Deadline: September 30, 2010.