Groundwood Books 20th AnniversaryIn celebration of its 20th year of publishing fine juvenile fiction Groundwood Books is holding a first-novel competition.
First Novel For Children Contest
We are looking for a high-quality novel for children ages 8 to l2. The winner will receive:
a $5000.00 prize plus a $5000.00 advance against royalties. The winner will be announced at the Bologna Book Fair on April 3, 1998.
The book will be published in the Fall of 1998. The contest will be judged by a panel of well-known children's editors, authors and librarians.
CONTEST RULESWho can enter?
Any Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who has not previously published a novel for children.
What Is eligible?A novel no shorter than 15,000 words and no longer than 50,000 words written for children 8-12.
How to enter?Send a typed or computer-generated double-spaced manuscript on 8 1/2 x 11 paper. (No faxes, e-mails or phone calls, please) Manuscripts will be returned only if a stamped, seff-addressed envelope with sufficient postage is included.
When?The deadline is December 31, 1997
Groundwood Books Ltd.
535 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6G IK5
The Publisher reserves the right not to declare a winner.
Copyright © 1997 the Manitoba Library Association. Reproduction for personal use is permitted only if this copyright notice is maintained. Any other reproduction is prohibited without permission.
The Manitoba Library Association
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