The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators will open for applications to the Laura Crawford Memorial Mentorship. The mentorship was established in memory of picture book author Laura Crawford.
This year’s mentor will be author Julia Durango, who will help with one picture book manuscript for a six month period.
In order to apply, you must be a SCBWI member with an application dated between December 1-7, 2017. Applicants must never have had a picture book traditionally published. For complete details, go here.
As always, good luck!
Blogger and writer of MG/YA Fiction.
This is a grant for published writers to help them set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. The grant awards $25,000 to the winners. The deadline to submit your application is tomorrow, March 8, 2017.
This year applications are for fiction and creative non-fiction. The winners won’t be announced until around December, 2017. Their support of a project will be anytime between January 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019.
If you write poetry, applications will be taken early 2018 for a 2019 winning and support. As always, good luck!
Writer and blogger of MG/YA fiction.