2022 Competitions Close 03 April
Writing for the children's and young adults' markets
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
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.
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.
$42.90 (GST included) eftpos/credit card only. No cash or cheques.
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)
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.