Lee & Low’s New Voices Award is open for submissions. The Award will be given to a children’s picture book manuscript by a writer of color. The contest is open to residents of the U.S., who have not previously had a children’s picture book published.  Submissions may be fiction, nonfiction, or poetry for children ages 5 to 12, and should not exceed 1,500 words. The winner will receive $1,000 and a publishing contract with Lee & Low Books.

Deadline: September 30, 2016

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