Wednesday, September 25, 2013

An Opportunity For Unpublished Writers In Connecticut

The 2014 New Voices in Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Awards are taking submissions from Connecticut writers and illustrators of children's literature. The submission deadline is February 3, 2014.

Scroll down to check out authors who have won this award and gone on to publish. Several of these people I actually know. They're for real! Tassy winners do move on.

Five workshops will be offered in October to provide information on preparing submissions. Workshop leaders are published writers and illustrators and Tassy Walden winners. The October 30th workshop in Glastonbury will be led by Stacy DeKeyser and Lynda Mullaly Hunt.

Tuesday, October 22, 7 - 9pm: Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme
Saturday, October 26, 10am - Noon: Byrd’s Books, 126 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel
Saturday, October 26, 2 - 4pm: Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown
Tuesday, October 29, 6 - 8pm: New Haven Public Library,133 Elm Street, New Haven
Wednesday, October 30, 7-  9pm: Welles-Turner Memorial Library, 2407 Main Street, Glastonbury


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