I missed the deadline last year, but Lee and Low Books are holding their NEW VISIONS AWARD for books featuring Middle Grade and YA protagonists of color in the genres of scifi, fantasy and mystery.
Lee and Low are also holding a contest for authors of Children’s picture books
About the Award
LEE & LOW BOOKS, award-winning publisher of children’s books, is pleased to announce the thirteenth annual NEW VOICES AWARD. The Award will be given for a children’s picture book manuscript by a writer of color. The Award winner receives a cash grant of $1000 and our standard publication contract, including our basic advance and royalties for a first time author. An Honor Award winner will receive a cash grant of $500.
Eligibility and Submissions Requirements can be found here: