Lee and Low New Visions Award for Authors of Color

The deadline is quickly approaching for Lee and Low’s New Visions Award for Authors of Color

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Link: https://www.leeandlow.com/writers-illustrators/new-visions-award


  1. The contest is open to writers of color who are residents of the United States, 18 years of age or older at the time of entry, and who have not previously had a middle grade or young adult novel published. 
  2. Writers who have published work in other venues such as children’s magazines or picture books, or adult fiction or nonfiction, are eligible. Only unagented manuscripts will be accepted.
  3. Work that has been published in its entirety in any format (including online and self publishing as well as other countries) is not eligible.
  4.  Manuscripts previously submitted for this award or to TU BOOKS will not be considered.


Entrees are currently being accepted online.  The deadline is midnightOctober 31st.