Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Contest Alert - Delacorte Press Contest for a First Young Adult Novel

Heads-up on a big contest coming up from Delacorte Press Books in a few months...with a starting postmark deadline of October 1, 2009 and a deadline of December 31, 2009. This is for anyone polishing up a Young Adult Novel, who hasn't published a YA novel previously.

Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers is pleased to announceThe Twenty-Eighth Annual
Delacorte Press Contest for a First Young Adult Novel

The prize of a book contract (on the publisher’s standard form) covering world rights for a hardcover and a paperback edition, including an advance and royalties, will be awarded annually to encourage the writing of contemporary young adult fiction. The award consists of $1,500 in cash and a $7,500 advance against royalties...


beth said...

Thanks for the link!

Michelle said...

Us writers have to stick together and help each other (god knows we already have enough hoops to jump through). :)