2008 Karlin Grants Awarded
- Monday, June 30, 2008
of Providence, Rhode Island is this years winner of the $1,500 Barbara Karlin Grant Award for picture book writing. The $500 runner-up grant was awarded to Mary Ross Wisbach
of Duxbury, Massachusetts. Additionally, Letters of Commendation have been sent to Pat Zietlow Miller, Sue Fliess, Elizabeth Halsall. Allyson Schrier and Jean Daigneau They were selected from nearly 200 entries. Our congratulations to the winners and our thanks to the Karlin Coordinator QL Pearce and First Readers Doris Fisher and Francesca Rusackas, both picture book authors, as well as to our judges author Jim Averbeck, illustrator Elizabeth Dulemba and Charlesbridge Senior Editor Emily Mitchell.
We are honored to again offer this award in the name of Barbara Karlin, who believed deeply in the importance of picture book text and was generous in sharing her knowledge with others in the field.
For more information on this and all of the other SCBWI awards and grants, please visit the Awards & Grants
section of our website.