Announcing the 2013 The Whole Megillah Picture Book Manuscript Contest

Boy and Girl Reading a BookThe 2013 The Whole Megillah Jewish Children’s Picture Book Manuscript Contest

It’s back! The Whole Megillah’s contest for Jewish-themed picture book manuscripts! Kar-Ben publisher Joni Sussman will be judging. And the first place prize? A Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader!

Submission Guidelines:

  • Send the entire manuscript of your Jewish-themed picture book to The Whole Megillah at barbaradkrasner (at) gmail (dot) com. It should be double-spaced and use 12 pt. type, preferably Times Roman. Please use a cover page with your name, contact information, and the title of your manuscript. Do not put your name on the manuscript itself.
  • Include The Whole Megillah on your blogroll if you have a blog
  • Share the news about the contest on Facebook and Twitter (#TWMblog)
  • Send proof of inclusion in your blogroll and your Facebook and Twitter messages to The Whole Megillah along with your submission

Deadline: February 15, 2013

Judge: Joni Sussman, Publisher, Kar-Ben

Prizes: First Place — A Nook e-reader.

Notification: The winner will be announced on or about April 1.

We’re looking forward to your submissions!

About Barbara Krasner

History writer and award-winning author Barbara Krasner writes Jewish-themed poetry, articles, nonfiction books, and novels for children and adults.
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6 Responses to Announcing the 2013 The Whole Megillah Picture Book Manuscript Contest

  1. beccakinla says:

    Reblogged this on Klempner's Kosher Books and commented:
    Another great opportunity out there for all of you who’ve longed to publish a picture book and keep putting it off. The contest judge is a very well respected editor in the Jewish book world.

  2. cekster says:

    I just posted this to my Twitter and Facebook pages. I always appreciate the many ways The Whole Megillah supports writers of Jewish themes. Thank you, Barbara!

  3. Joan Sidney says:

    Barb, Can you enter more than one mss? Joan

  4. Holly Boker says:

    Hi Barbara,
    Just wondering if you sent confirmations to all those who entered.

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