june, 2019

30jun1:00 am1:00 amAfrican American Voices in Children’s Literature: Writing ContestUSA Entry Fee: Free
Max word count: 800
Top Prize: $1000

Event Details

Strive Publishing & Free Spirit Publishing are partnering to shine a spotlight on
Minnesota’s African American authors in the first annual African American Voices
in Children’s Literature Writing Contest.

Eligible entries will include original fiction or nonfiction board books for ages 0–4 (50–125 words) and picture books for ages 4–8 (300–800 words) featuring contemporary African American characters and culture and focusing on one or more of the following topics: character development, self-esteem, diversity, getting along with others, engaging with family and community, or other topics related to positive childhood development.

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