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Lee & Low Books Announces Contest For Writers Of Color

Lee and Low has asked me to remind you all that the entry deadline for their New Voices Award for unpublished writers is coming up soon. "Established in 2000, the New Voices Award encourages writers of color to submit their work to a publisher that takes pride in nurturing new talent."

You can find info about the New Voices Award online as well as a contest FAQ. Contest is only for U.S. residents. No entry fee.

Deadline: Sept. 30th, 2010

Length: Max 1500 words