2024 Competitions Close 14 April
Writing for the children's and young adults' markets
This contest is open to current published writers worldwide,
Who have two or more books published within this section’s genres in any form, print to eBook. This includes trade, partner and self-publishing.
Writing for Children and Young Adults Genres:
P01) Picture Book Texts: Up to 3 picture book texts can be entered together as ONE entry. (No synopsis is necessary for picture books, but separate pitches for each story must be present.)
P02) YA/Middle grade: First 12,500 words, pitch and a synopsis of up to 600 words.
P10) Writing for the Adults Genres - click here.
We recommend you read the competition guidelines prior to submitting your entries.
Entry and Prizes
Prize for each section
The overall winner of the combined sections will have a video consultation for 15 minutes with the competition's final judge.
The winning entry and short-listed finalist will be judged by a publisher of children’s books, with no guarantee of publication. Author retains copyright.
$45.50 (includes GST) eftpos/credit card only. No cash or cheques.