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Tuesday, 3 March 2015

2015 KBR Unpublished Manuscript Award is NOW CLOSED

http://www.kids-bookreview.com/2015/01/the-kbr-2015-unpublished-picture-book.html

Thank you to the multitude of talent who sent in their manuscripts and illustrations for our fifth annual unpublished picture book manuscript award. We are just loving your entries! and can't wait to come up with our 2015 winners.

One text winner will score $200, a manuscript appraisal, a certificate and the chance to have their manuscript fast tracked to the publisher’s desk at Walker Books Australia. Two runners-up will be announced. Each will win a manuscript appraisal and certificate.

One illustration winner will receive $100 and the chance to have one of their images seen by Walker Books Australia, with a view to showing their full folio. Five runners-up will also receive the chance to have one of their images seen by Walker Books Australia, with a view to showing their full folio. 

Feedback sheets will be emailed to each author entrant within six (6) weeks of the winning announcement (ie: by Monday 11 May). Please note: if you have sent in multiple entries, you may not receive all sheets at the same time.

Part of the Award entry proceeds will be donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

A shortlist will be announced right here on the KBR website on Monday 16 March 2015

Winners will be announced Monday 30 March 2015

Watch this space!!

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