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...

2 comments:

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). :)