Storylines Children’s Literature Trust of New Zealand
Reminder to aspiring children’s and YA writers –
31 October deadline is not far off.
The Storylines Trust reminds New Zealand’s children’s and YA writers that the closing date for submissions for its three annual manuscript awards Is not far away.
October 31 is the final day for submissions to be received for:
- The Storylines Joy Cowley Award for a picture book text, open to published and unpublished writers, sponsored by Scholastic New Zealand.
- The Storylines Tom Fitzgibbon Award for a manuscript for a children’s novel, open onlyto previously unpublished writers, sponsored by Scholastic New Zealand.
- The Storylines Tessa Duder Awardfor a YA novel, open to both published and unpublished writers, sponsored by Walker Books Australia. (Note: this award now open to all eligible writers: changed from previous years.)
For eligibility criteria, guidelines and conditions, please go to the Awards pages www.storylines.org.nz/Awards Please read carefully, especially the eligibility rules which have changed. Also, note the change of address for submissions to be posted.
The Storylines awards carry monetary prizes. Finalists are announced in February, and winners will be presented with their awards at the end of March 2016.