2022 Competitions Close 03 April 

Published Author

Writing for the children's and young adults' markets

Eligibility

This contest is open to current published writers worldwide, 

  • Who had more than two books published within this section’s genres in any form, print to eBook. This includes trade, partner and self-publishing.

 

Contest entry may not be contracted or published in any form when entered.

 
Entry and Prizes

Prize

The overall winner of the combined sections will have a video consultation for 15 minutes with the competition final judge.

 

The winning entries and short-listed finalist will be considered by a publisher of children's books, with no guarantee of publication. Author retains copyright.

 

Publication

The winning entries and short-listed finalist will be considered by a publisher of children’s books, with no guarantee of publication. Author retains copyright.

 

Entry Fee

$42.90 (GST included) eftpos/credit card only. No cash or cheques.

 
Categories

Open theme

 

 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 necessary for picture books)

OR

P02) YA/Middle grade: First 12,500 words and a single-spaced synopsis of up to 600 words.
 

P10) Writing for the Adults Genres - click here for details.

We recommend you download and read the competition guidelines prior to submitting your entries.

 
 
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