Tuesday, September 30, 2014
$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.
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
Lee & Low Books, 95 Madison Ave., Suite 1205, New York, NY 10016, Attn: New Voices Award.