Shoreline Arts Alliance presents its 14th annual New Voices in Children's Literature: Tassy Walden Awards competition.
The New Voices in Children's Literature: Tassy Walden Awards is a statewide, juried competition opened to writers and illustrators who are not published or under contract for publication. Categories are: Picture Book (text only), Illustrated Picture Book (author and illustrator must be same person), Children's Book Illustrator's Portfolio, Middle Grade Novel and Young Adult/Teen Novel.
All submissions must be postmarked by Feb. 3. Submissions that meet contest guidelines will be sent to literary agents for the first tier of judging. Selected works then will be sent on to major publishing houses for children's literature for final judging.
Visit www.ShorelineArts.org or contact the office at (203) 453-3890 for an entry form and guidelines or for additional information on preparing manuscripts and portfolios for submission.