Writing Resources

Lee and Low New Voices Award

Deadline

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Categories

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Entry Fees

None

Prizes

$1,000 and standard publication contract, including basic advance and royalties for a first time author. Runner-up will receive a cash prize of $500.

Description

Given for a children’s picture book manuscript by a writer of color. Open to residents of the United States 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. Folklore and animal stories will not be considered. Max 1,500 words

Contact Information

Lee & Low Books, 95 Madison Ave., Suite 1205, New York, NY 10016, Attn: New Voices Award.

Website

http://www.leeandlow.com

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