SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2022 WIP and Don Freeman Winners Announced

 

 
Congratulations to the wonderful winners of the 2022 Work-in-Progress Grants and the Don Freeman Illustration Grants! These awards are given to children’s book creators who are in the process of completing a specific project not currently under contract. This year’s winners were chosen from a pool of over a thousand submissions, by judges including Pamela Harris, Lexie Bean, Sue Fliess, Tammi Sauer, and Nancy Castaldo.
 
The Work-in-Progress recipients will have their work promoted and sent to a hand-selected list of agents and editors. 

 

Picture Book

RED TRUCK by Aimee Satterlee
 

Middle Grade

TREE POPPING MOON by Denise Lajimodiere

 

Young Adult

REASONS TO HATE ME by Susan Metallo Olivier

 

Chapter Book

THE ADVENTURES OF ROSTAM by Ryan Tahmaseb

 

Nonfiction

MAGNIFICENT MARY by Pooja Nukala

 

Underrepresented Voices
THE WONDER-FILLED NORAH MINH LÊ by Neena Phan

 

 

The Don Freeman Illustration Grants awards $1,000 towards the completion of an illustration project.
 
 
Don Freeman Illustration Grants

 

 
Published Award: Marjorie Crosby-Fairall
See her art here:
IG: marjoriecrosbyfairall
 
Pre-published Award: Lindsey Anderson
See her art here: