Sunday, July 21, 2013

Attention all YA authors out there!

Write YA fiction? Elephant Rock Books are launching a new Young Adult imprint and are initiating this imprint with a book prize! Click the link below for more details.

Elephant Rock Books are after quality stories with heart, guts, and a clear voice. They’re especially interested in the quirky and the hopeful and the real. They are not particularly interested in genre fiction and prefer stand-alone novels, unless you’ve got the next Hunger Games. We seek writers who believe in the transformative power of a great story, so show us what you’ve got. 

Winner will receive a $1,000 lump-sum prize as part of their book deal with our new imprint Elephant Rock Books YA.

Contest Judges:
Becky Quiroga Curtis, Children's Book Buyer, Books & Books
Louise Brueggemann, Children's Services Supervisor, Naperville Public Library

Submission Period:
July 1 to Sept. 15.

Submit the Following via Submittable:
Cover letter including a brief novel summary, your bio/credits, capacity/ideas/availability to promote the book, with the first fifty (50) pages of your manuscript, and brief chapter-by-chapter synopsis.

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