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Raab Associates Prize for Creative Writing for Children

Deadline: November 1, 2010
Prize: $500
The winner's entry will also be showcased at the Connecticut Children's Book Fair and the winner will be invited to a dinner held at the Dodd Center in conjunction with the Book Fair.

Who is Eligible?
Both graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Connecticut main and regional campuses.

Guidelines
We invite submissions of picture book texts (no illustrations, please). Submit four copies of the text of a picture book (cleanly typed, single-sided). The submission should not exceed 750 words. Please attach a cover sheet listing your name, title of the picture book, campus address, campus phone, student ID number, e-mail address, student status (graduate or undergraduate), and semester standing. Your student ID number should appear on every page of the packet, but your name should not appear on the work itself.

Judging
Will be conducted by faculty from the School of Liberal Arts, the Dodd Center, Susan Raab, and experts in the field of children's books. Ms. Raab is a UConn alumna and her company, Raab Associates, also sponsors the Raab Prize for Illustration, which has been awarded annually at the Connecticut Children's Book Fair since 1999.