SCBWI is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Work-in-Progress Awards
and Karen Cushman Late Bloomer Grant. Both awards are part of SCBWI’s program to assist children’s book writers and illustrators who are in the process of completing a specific project currently not under contract.
recipients will have their work posted on a special site which will be made available to a hand-selected list of agents and editors. The Karen Cushman Late Bloomer Award also comes with a stipend of $500 and tuition to any SCBWI conference.
“Miasma” by Claire Bobrow
“Riley O., Adventure Pro!” by Kirsten Kinney
“Camper Row” by Cressida Hanson
“Focus. Click. Wind.” by Amanda West Lewis
“The Artist” by Elizabeth Armstrong Hall
Underrepresented (formerly known as Multicultural Fiction):
“I Cannot Wait for Grandma” by Zainab Khan
Not awarded this year
Cushman Late Bloomer Grant:
“At the End of Happy Road” by Sherrie Lorance
Visit the official awards page to learn more about the Work-in-Progress Awards.