Application Information

For Writers (Picture Book – Young Adult)

A submission packet will consist of:

1.    A fully completed Mentorship Program Questionnaire (to be provided after successful registration)

2.    A one-page synopsis of your completed picture book, middle grade, or young adult manuscript. The synopsis must be formatted in the standard accepted format (Times New Roman, 12 pt font, single spaced, 1 inch borders).

3.    Picture Book writers: One complete picture book.

       Middle Grade – Young Adult writers: First ten pages of manuscript

The manuscript submission pages must be formatted in the standard accepted format (Times New Roman, 12 pt font, double spaced, 1 inch borders).

 

The program selection will be done on a blind process so all personal or identifying information (including manuscript headers and footers) must be removed from all pages.

 

For Author/Illustrators

A submission packet consists of:

1.    A fully completed Mentorship Program Questionnaire (to be provided after successful registration)

2.    1- 2 picture book projects in PDF format including illustrations. From these two projects, one will be chosen to develop/refine.

 

For Illustrators

A submission packet consists of:

1.    A fully completed Mentorship Program Questionnaire (to be provided after successful registration)

2.    An illustration portfolio (PDF) of up to 16 pieces. Within that 16 show at least one sequence of illustrations for at least one project (fiction or non-fiction)

 

Any Submission Packet that does not follow these formats will be disqualified.

Questions and/or concerns can be sent to Europolitan@scbwi.org.