New Voices Award Winners: Publishing Your First Book

New Voices Award winners share how it felt to have their first book published.

ALA Recap: Lee & Low and Cinco Puntos Discuss Multicultural Publishing

A recap of the ALA Book Buzz discussion with Lee and Low Books and Cinco Puntos Press about multicultural publishing.

Tu Books Announces Winner of First Annual New Visions Contest for Writers of Color

[from the press release] New York, NY—April 11, 2013—Tu Books, the science fiction, fantasy, and mystery imprint of respected multicultural children’s publisher LEE & LOW BOOKS, is thrilled to announce that author Valynne Maetani has won its first annual New Visions Award for her young adult mystery novel, Remnants of the Rising Sun. The New […]

Meet Our New Visions Finalists, Part V: Diversity in Genre Fiction

New Visions Award writing contest finalists share their thoughts on diversity in science fiction and fantasy for young readers.

Meet Our New Visions Finalists, Part IV

In January we announced the finalists of our first New Visions Award, a new writing award for a debut author of color for a middle grade or young adult science fiction, fantasy, or mystery novel. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting these talented finalists on our blog as they answer questions about what inspires them, the writing […]

Meet Our New Visions Finalists, Part III

New Visions Award writing contest finalists answer the question: What has been your experience writing from a different cultural background that may be unfamiliar to most young readers?

Meet Our New Visions Finalists, Part II

Last month we announced the finalists of our first New Visions Award, a new writing award for a debut author of color for a middle grade or young adult science fiction, fantasy, or mystery novel. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting these talented finalists on our blog as they answer questions about what inspires them, the […]

Meet Our New Visions Finalists

Our New Visions Writing Contest finalists share why they began writing their novels and submitted them to the contest.

Announcing our New Visions writing contest finalists

This year our Tu Books imprint established the New Visions Award, an annual writing contest for a middle grade or young adult fantasy, science fiction, or mystery novel by a writer of color. The award was started to encourage new voices of color in genre fiction, in response to the low number of writers of […]

Hurricane Sandy Update: We’re Here

Hi all, just a quick note to let you know everything’s back up and running here at the Lee & Low offices following last week’s blackout. We were very lucky: not only is our office building okay, but no one on the Lee & Low staff suffered any real damage – just a few days […]

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