The submission deadline is fast approaching for Lee & Low Books’ tenth annual NEW VOICES AWARD.
Manuscripts will be accepted through September 30, 2009, and must be postmarked within that period. You can find full submission guidelines here.
The NEW VOICES AWARD is given for a children’s picture book story by a writer of color. The Award prize is a cash grant of $1,000 and Lee & Low’s standard publication contract, including an advance against royalties. The Honor Award prize is a cash grant of $500. Past winners include Bird and Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds.
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We look forward to receiving your submission!