APPLY November 15th – January 1, 2019
SUBMIT TO: Southern-Breeze-IC@scbwi.org
Please use email subject: LIZ CONRAD 2019
In honor of our dear friend, Liz Conrad, who created many wonderful children’s books, the Southern Breeze chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators has established a merit based Award for our regional illustrators. This award is now the only contest offered to our illustrators as we have moved to a single regional conference each year.
The Liz Conrad Award will be given to one promising illustrator in the children’s book field and will provide:
This Award is open to Southern Breeze SCBWI members only and is an impressive honor to add to one’s resume. If you would like to apply email your application and submission to Southern-Breeze-IC@scbwi.org. Applications may be submitted beginning November 15 of each year. The deadline for submissions is January 1st. Please use email subject: LIZ CONRAD 2019
Curating a boutique list of artists who illustrate picture books, young fiction and YA covers, Anne specializes in trade children’s book publishing, having worked in the industry for over 20 years at Little, Brown and Candlewick Press as a book designer and art buyer. Anne is visually adept in helping clients find an artist who can meet both their esthetic needs and printer deadlines. She continuously develops her artists’ portfolios building upon their strengths and looks for new talent who she can mentor into strong children’s book professionals.
YOUR APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
• A color copy of your artwork as a jpg attached to your email
• A brief bio including your educational background and interest in pursuing a career in the
Email your application to the Southern Breeze Illustrator Coordinator
2018 Liz Conrad Awardee – Laura Moss
2018 Liz Conrad Runner-Up – Melissa Schultz-Jones
2017 Liz Conrad Awardee – Jason Bradley Rollins
2016 Liz Conrad Awardee – Narges Jafari