Posted by: Kathy Temean | August 28, 2011

LEE & LOW BOOKS VOICES AWARD

LEE & LOW BOOKS NEW VOICES AWARD – NO ENTRY FEE

Open to writers of color who are residents of the US and who have not previously had a children’s picture book published.

Manuscripts should address the needs of children of color by providing stories with which they can identify and relate, and which promote a greater understanding of one another.

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, 2011.

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. An Honor Award winner will receive a cash grant of $500.

Up to two submissions per entrant. Each submission should be submitted separately.

Submissions should be clearly addressed to:

LEE & LOW BOOKS
95 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
ATTN: NEW VOICES AWARD

Manuscripts may not be submitted to other publishers or to LEE & LOW BOOKS general submissions while under consideration for this Award. LEE & LOW BOOKS is not responsible for late, lost, or incorrectly addressed or delivered submissions.

Click this link for additional submission guidelines: http://www.leeandlow.com/p/new_voices_award.mhtml

Good luck and talk tomorrow,

Kathy


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