Thinking about attending the SCBWI Summer Conference but can’t afford the tuition?
Take your best shot at the fAiRy gOdSisTeRs, iNk. $1,000 SCBWI Summer Conference Grant.
Submit a 250-word double-spaced essay describing what you hope to accomplish by attending this year’s summer conference.
Send your essay to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: May 15, 2008
Winner will be notified on June 1, 2008
Questions about the grant may be sent to: email@example.com
fAiRy gOdSiStErS, iNk. is a small, benevolent squadron of children’s book authors who believe in the magic of passing forward lucky breaks, bounty and beneficence. Members include: Thalia Chaltas, Mary Hershey, Valerie Hobbs, Robin La Fevers and Lee Wardlaw.
Wanted: Fiction for ages 5-8; 9-12; or 13-16. State targeted age group on manuscript.
Word length: 2,000 words or less
Entry fee: $5
Prizes: $40, $30, $20
Deadline: May 22, 2008
Check out these other May contests at Byline:
New Talent Form Poem: Deadline May 3
Column/Op-Ed: Deadline May 10
Heavenly Poem: Deadline May 17