Here are some news #OwnVoices contests for the month of February:
If you don't have an agent, have never published a book, including through self-publication, but have a young adult manuscript ready, publisher Andrew Karre of carolhoda LAB is awaiting your submission until January 12. For more information visit Carolrhoda LAB's blog:
Congratulations to Suzanne Kamata, for winning a copy of SISTERS OF THE SARI, written by Brenda L. Baker. Here's Suzanne's entry: "I've wanted to visit India for a long time, especially since my brother married a second generation Indian-American. Since I have a daughter with disabilities and not a lot of money, my trip to … Continue reading SISTERS OF THE SARI Giveaway Winner
Hi everyone, today I'm supa-happy to welcome and interview author Brenda L. Baker on Multiculturalism Rocks! If you haven't visited her website yet, and haven't had a chance to read an excerpt of her debut novel SISTERS OF THE SARI, don't delay. You will discover a unique and funny narrative voice , topped by a … Continue reading Author Interview: Brenda L. Baker + SISTERS OF THE SARI Giveaway!
Hi everyone, I received the following notice and thought that it made an excellent writing exercise. Pen Tales writing contest is open to writers worldwide, so feel free to share the information. Open Call for Submission Announcing A PenTales Short Story Contest. PenTales and Dan Rasmussen, New York Times best-selling author of American Uprising: The … Continue reading Pen Tales Short Story Contest: Revolt!
Hello everyone, BBAW concluded last week (September 13-17)! Since I live under a rock, I totally forgot to honor it and mention it. I have so many reasons to be grateful to BBAW. I wanted to learn more about the behind-the-scene process, and especially wanted to be part of the voting one, too. The only … Continue reading BBAW Winners!
Hi everyone, first, a heartfelt thank you for all who inquired about me during my time away, and thanks for the unexpected words of encouragement about the blog. It is deeply appreciated. Now back to business. You don't want to miss this! Thanks to author Zetta Elliot for the reminder. 🙂 LEE & LOW BOOKS … Continue reading The Clock is Ticking: NEW VOICES AWARD 2010