Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Writing for Children Competition

There is still a little time left to enter the Writing for Children Competition.
Details below or visit The Writers' Union of Canada for more information.
$1,500 Prize

Entry Fee: $15 per entry, cheque or money order made payable to The Writers' Union of Canada.

Deadline: April 24.

- Entries of the winner and finalists will be submitted to three publishers of children's books for consideration.

Eligible Writers
- Canadian citizens or landed immigrants
- All writers who have not been published by a commercial or university press in book format, in any genre, and who do not have a contract with a book publisher

Eligible Entries
- Any writing for children up to 1,500 words, English language
- Not previously published in any format
- Multiple submissions are welcome

How to Submit Entries
- Typed, double-spaced, with pages numbered, on plain 8.5'' x 11'' paper, not stapled. Do not send entries that have only a few sentences per page; they will not be eligible.
- Submissions are accepted by hardcopy only.
- A separate cover letter with full name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and number of pages of entry. Please type name of entrant and title of entry on each numbered page.

Manuscripts will not be returned.

1 comment:

  1. Oh, this sounds like such a great opportunity! Thanks for the information.