CONTEST: Delacorte Press – YA Novel

22 Nov

Opportunity is knocking. Will you open the door?

DELACORTE PRESS CONTEST FOR A FIRST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL

Website: http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/writingcontests/

Deadline: December 31, 2010 (postmarked after October 1, 2010)

Fee: FREE!

Prize: A book contract worth $1,500 in cash and a $7,500 advance against royalties.

Type: Young Adult Novel

Specifics: 100-224 page typewritten manuscript with a contemporary setting, suitable for readers ages 12 to 18 Include abrief plot summary and cover page. See website for more details.

Special Notes: Unpublished (YA Novels) US & Canadian writers. Manuscripts submitted to a previous Delacorte Press contest are not eligible. Exclusive submissions only (including agents). The judges reserve the right not to award a prize (as was the case recently in 2008, 2007 & 2004).

How:

Delacorte Press Contest

Random House, Inc.

1745 Broadway, 9th Floor

New York, New York 10019

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