Category Archives: Contests

Eastern PA SCBWI Banner Contest for Illustrators

Announcing the Eastern PA SCBWI Banner Contest for Illustrators Eastern PA SCBWI is updating our region’s web page and we need a new banner. The banner will grace the top of our region’s SCBWI page. We’re inviting all current SCBWI Eastern … Continue reading

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The Kate Dopirak Craft & Community Award

Announcing: A Scholarship Award for Writers! What is it? The Kate Dopirak Craft & Community Award will provide full tuition to the Annual SCBWI Summer Conference in Los Angeles, CA, to the author of a promising children’s book manuscript. Every … Continue reading

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Is Self-Publishing For You? (Part 1), by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks For many writers, self-publishing is a path to publication that offers a great deal of control and the possibility of profits traditionally unavailable in the competitive world of commercial publishing. Authors … Continue reading

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A Conversation with a Children’s Book Agent (and a contest announcement), by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks Last month we discussed how you can get an agent for your book. This month we’ll talk with an agent (mine) about what she looks for in potential clients and … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Book Challenge

Calling all early childhood writers! OpenIDEO, with funding from the William Penn Foundation, is seeking manuscripts for a children’s book that engages children (ages 0 to 3) and provides adults with ways to support early language development. The winning author … Continue reading

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Page Street Kids Prize

Prize Announcement! Page Street Kids, the children’s book imprint of Page Street Publishing, is thrilled to announce the first annual Page Street Kids Prize, acknowledging a stand-out children’s book proposal from a debut author-illustrator. Author-illustrators with strong storytelling abilities, innovative … Continue reading

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