Lee & Low New Voices Award
Deadline August 31, formerly September 30. Recommended free contest gives top prize of $2,000 and publication for a picture book story (1,500 words maximum) by an adult US writer of color or of a Native/Indigenous nation who has no prior published books in this genre. Manuscripts must be aimed at readers ages 5-12 and "address the needs of children of color or Native nations". No simultaneous submissions. Entries may be poetry, fiction, or nonfiction. No folklore or animal stories.
Published: July 11, 2018