The Weekly 411 (12/25/20)
|© Nancy Whitesides|
Dec. 25, 2020 vol. 52
HAPPY HOLIDAYS & NEW YEAR!
It's the end of a long and extraordinary year. Thank you, kid lit creators, for sticking with your creative endeavors and being a part of the Kidlit411 community. We couldn't do this without you!
We are excited to feature author Valerie Bolling and her debut picture book, LET'S DANCE! illustrated by Maine Diaz (Boyds Mills Press 2020). Enter to win a copy!
We are thrilled to feature author Cathy Carr and her debut middle grade novel, 365 DAYS TO ALASKA (Amulet Books) coming out on Jan. 19! Enter to win a copy!
- What: Apply for $500 & free tuition to any SCBWI conference, in conjunction with the SCBWI WIP grant
- Who: SCBWI members, unpublished, 50 years of age or older
- Prize: $500 & free tuition to any SCBWI conference
- What: apply for 1 of 7 categories (PB text, CB, MG, YA, NF, multicultural fiction or NF, translation)
- Who: SCBWI members, do not submit work under contract
- Prize: selected works will be showcased in a private website to acquiring editors
- What: apply for one of 2 $1,000 grants (one for a published, one for un-published illustrator)
- Who: SCBWI members working on a picture book dummy or portfolio; do not submit a project under contract
- Prize: $1,000
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