To all Asian children's book writers and children's book writers of Asian descent:
Have you been working on your manuscripts for the Scholastic Asian Book Award, hmmm? I sure hope so!
Remember. . .
The Scholastic Asian Book Award will be given each year to an unpublished manuscript in English (original or translation), set in Asia and targeted at children ages 6 to 12, written by a writer in Asia or of Asian origin. The award-winning manuscript will get a prize of S$10,000 and a plaque, and will be considered by Scholastic Asia for publication. The first and second runners-up will each get a plaque and be offered advice by Scholastic Asia on editing their manuscripts to submit for publication.
Entries for the inaugural Scholastic Asian Book Award must be submitted by December 31, 2010 at 5 p.m., to the National Book Development Council of Singapore.
Now go, write! I can't wait to read the winning story. Who knows, it might be YOURS. =D
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