Writers Wanted – New Voices Award #Amwriting

Posted by Rita Lorraine

Hi Everybody,
It’s that time of year again. Time for the next Lee & Low “New Voices Award” Writing Competition.

WHO: writers of color who are residents of the U.S. and have not previously had a children’s picture book published.

WHAT: FICTION, NONFICTION, or POETRY for children ages 5-12. Folklore and animal stories will not be considered.

1500 word limit

WHEN: May 1, 2010, through September 30, 2010 and must be postmarked within that period.

GOODIES: cash grant of $1000 and standard publication contract, including basic advance and royalties for first time author.

For complete details, hurry on over to Lee & Low’s website. Here’s the link:


Best wishes and happy writing!

Rita Lorraine

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