SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Ezra Jack Keats Showcase Prize for Illustration

 

Ezra Jack Keats
Showcase Prize for Illustration

 

In honor of Ezra Jack Keats, the legendary author and illustrator of children’s books including The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, and Peter’s Chair, SCBWI will award one cash prize of $3,500 to a promising BIPOC illustrator. The money can be used to advance professional artistic development and growth, and can include items such as supplies, equipment, research, learning experiences, travel, creative sabbaticals, child care, or any legitimate expenses that allow the winners to develop or improve their art.

 

SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

 

Open March 1 through March 31

 


 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES 

Eligibility:
The award is for SCBWI members who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color) and have not been traditionally published.

 

Questions? Please contact Sarah Diamond at sarahdiamond@scbwi.org