Thursday, July 16, 2015

CANSCAIP annual Children's books and YA contest offers two $1,000 prizes & much more ~ highly recommended

CANSCAIP (Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers), in partnership with The Writers' Union of Canada, is pleased to accept submissions by unpublished writers for the 18th annual Writing for Children Competition.
This year, there will be two $1,000 winners of the Writing for Children Competition:
 picture book/early reader
chapter book/middle grade/young adult 
Eight additional finalists in these reading age categories will also be selected. The entries of the eight finalists and two winners will be submitted to Canadian children's publishers for consideration. Submission fee $30.
Deadline September 30, 2015. Full guidelines here.

Note: Brian Henry will lead "Writing for Children & for Young Adults," workshop with guest speaker Yasemin Ucar, Senior Editor at Kids Can Press, Saturday, Sept 12, in Toronto (see here).
See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Algonquin Park, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Collingwood, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Niagara on the Lake, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond. 

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