SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Desert Sunrise Scholarship for Own Voices/Lived Experience Creators – Writers

HOW – Guidelines:

Only one submission per person, you must be 18 or older to apply.

Submit a PDF or Word file. Please DO NOT include your name or contact information in your attached file.

– Authors include a maximum of 250 words of a finished manuscript, regardless of genre. Name your file with the title and genre of your story Title_genre.doc example:  TheColorsOfSpring_MG.doc.

– Authors must also submit a logline (no longer than 75-words) for their story to go along with their 250 words. This applies to all manuscript submissions (board books, picture books, etc, to novels) For instructions on how to create a logline, please read the article Preparing for Online Pitch Contests: How to Write a Killer Logline”.

Use industry standards when formatting your manuscript.  Additional Manuscript Formatting and Categories Information: Please refer to the following guide provided at SCBWI: https://www.scbwi.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/From-Keyboard_2014.pdf

Complete the form below in full.

Please direct any questions to:  scbwiaz.scholarship@gmail.com

WHEN – Submission windows

Application opens March 1, 2021.

– Submission deadline: April 15, 2021, by midnight AZ time.

Works will be judged anonymously by an expert panel of judges.

Winners will be announced May 15, 2021, notified by email with a certificate (code) for registering online or further instructions to claim their prize.


SUBMIT BY COMPLETING THIS FORM:

In order to apply to the Desert Sunrise Scholarship for Own Voices/Lived Experience Creators, you must complete the form below in full.

NOTE: Please DO NOT include your name or contact information in your attached file!


Manuscript Application for Writers:

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Authors must submit a logline (no longer than 75-words) for their story. This applies to all manuscript submissions (board books, picture books, etc., to novels) For instructions on how to create a logline, please read the article Preparing for Online Pitch Contests: How to Write a Killer Logline”.

Enter your logline here: (required)


Only one submission per person

You must be 18 or older to apply

Submit a PDF or Word file. Please DO NOT include your name or contact information in your attached file.

Authors must include a maximum of 250 words of a finished manuscript, regardless of genre. Name your file with the title and genre of your story Title_genre.doc example: TheColorsOfSpring_MG.doc.

Submission must be a correctly formatted .doc or .docx file. Please refer to the following guide provided at SCBWI: https://www.scbwi.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/From-Keyboard_2014.pdf

Attach your Writing sample here: (required)