SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Work-in-Progress Grant Recipients

 

2018 Grant Winners

Grant Winner
WIP YA Fiction Teddi Ahrens
WIP Nonfiction April Jo Cervetti
WIP Multicultural Lupe Ruiz-Flores
WIP Picture Book Text Joanne Durham
WIP Middle Grade Fiction Angie Chan
WIP Chapter Books/Early Fiction Stacy Allen
Don Freeman Pre Published Cristina Lalli
Don Freeman Published Sandra Salsbury

 

2017 Grant Winners

Grant Winner
WIP YA Fiction Kate Branden
WIP Nonfiction Shannon Earle
WIP Multicultural Angela M. Sanchez
WIP Picture Book Text Megan Hoyt
WIP Middle Grade Fiction Jeremy A. Wall
WIP Chapter Books/Early Fiction Ann Wright Strohmeier
Don Freeman Pre Published Jaime Whitbread
Don Freeman Published Angela C. Hawkins

2016 Grant Winners

 

Grant Winner
WIP YA Fiction Beth Navarro
WIP Nonfiction Cindy Jenson-Elliott
WIP Multicultural DoanPhuong Nguyen
WIP Picture Book Text Hannah Holt
WIP Middle Grade Fiction Jeanne Zulick-Ferruolo
WIP Chapter Books/Early Fiction Lauren LeBlanc
Don Freeman Pre Published Allison Farrell
Don Freeman Published Rongyuan Ma

2015 Grant Winners

Grant Winner
Karen Cushman Late Bloomer JC Kato
W-I-P YA Fiction Erin Stewart
W-I-P Picture Book Text Peggy Archer
W-I-P Chapter Book Lorrie-Ann Melnick
W-I-P Nonfiction Donna Janell Bowman
W-I-P Multicultural Suma Subramaniam
W-I-P Middle Grade Beth Cahn
Don Freeman Pre Published Corinna Luyken
Don Freeman Published Jacob Grant

2014 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Corey R. Tabor Ruth Chan
Barbara Karlin Grant Carrie Finison Leslie Gorin
Work-In-Progress General Jessica Lawson Mira Bartok
Unpublished Author Award (one grant) Cathy Lentes
W-I-P Contemporary YA Karen Fortunati Deanna Romito
W-I-P Nonfiction Kelly Lyons Mandy Hanks
W-I-P Multicultural Darcey Rosenblatt Leza Lowitz
Anna Cross Giblin Award (one grant)
Karen Cushman Award (one grant) Jennifer Sommer

2013 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Isabel Roxas Eric Losh
Barbara Karlin Grant Elizabeth Coburn Karol Ruth Silverstein
Work-In-Progress General Mary Ann Scott Margo Rabb
Unpublished Author Award (one grant) David Arnold
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Jocelyn Leigh Rish Rebecca Louie
W-I-P Nonfiction Patrice Sherman Suzanne Slade
W-I-P Multi-Cultural Suzanne Linn Kamata Natasha Tarpley
Anna Cross Giblin Award (one grant) Caren Stelson
Karen Cushman Award (one grant) Edie Parsons

2012 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Dan Moynihan Brooke Boynton Hughes
Barbara Karlin Grant Sharifa Grant Penny Len Klostermann
Work-In-Progress General Daniel Rousseau Laura Nolen
Unpublished Author Award Sharon Barry
W-I-P Contemporary Novel David Amaditz Todd Dillard
W-I-P Nonfiction Tracy Maurer Nina Kidd
W-I-P Multi-Cultural Nancy Bo Flood Tina Athaide

 

2011 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Cassandre Maxwell Bethanie Murguia
Barbara Karlin Grant  Rebecca Colby Betsy Devany
Work-In-Progress General  Skila King Brown Shannon Morgan
W-I-P Unpublished  Maria D. Laso Elders
W-I-P Contemporary Novel  Corrie Wachob Erica Lorraine Scheidt
W-I-P Nonfiction  Laurie Thompson Lawlor Barb Rosenstock
W-I-P Multi-Cultural  Betty Yee Lupe Ruiz-Flores

 

2010 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Jennifer K. Mann Eliza Wheeler
Barbara Karlin Grant Diana Murray Jennifer Bielicki
Work-In-Progress General Kerry McGee Kathleen Fox
W-I-P Unpublished Elizabeth Gittens Kara Bietz
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Kristen Lippert-Martin Ingrid Sundberg
W-I-P Nonfiction Alexandra Siy Laurie Wallmark
W-I-P Multi-Cultural Rilla Jaggia Frances Lee Hall

 

2009 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Abigail Halpin Hannah Morris
Barbara Karlin Grant Brenda Huante Barbara Lowell
Work-In-Progress General Brad Strickland Rebecca Hogue Wojahn
W-I-P Unpublished Tracy Clark Jeff Hirsch
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Angelina Corallo Hansen Tina Tocco
W-I-P Nonfiction Laura Anne Woollett Betsy Rosenthal

 

2008 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Seth M. Deutchman Kris Aro McLeod
Barbara Karlin Grant Naomi Parker Mary Ross Wisbach
Work-In-Progress General Tiffany Trent Tamara Ellis Smith
W-I-P Unpublished Stephanie Bearce Sally An Apokedak
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Natalie Rompella Tara Nickerson
W-I-P Nonfiction Mary Cronk Farrell Linda A. Odum

 

2007 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Jennifer E. Morris Heidi Woodward
Barbara Karlin Grant Annette Gulati Pamela Marie Jungerberg
Work-In-Progress General Ruta Sepetys Amber Matthews
W-I-P Unpublished Susan Van Hecke Dawn Malone
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Wendy Wan-Long Shang Melissa Sweazy
W-I-P Nonfiction Melissa Stewart Eileen R. Meyer

 

2006 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Mikela Prevost Carolyn Reed Barritt
Barbara Karlin Grant Leslie Muir Elaine Marie Alexander
Work-In-Progress General Miriam Glassman Debby Dahl Edwardson
W-I-P Unpublished Tami Lewis Brown Sarah S. Brannen
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Amy Kathleen Ryan Holly Cupala
W-I-P Nonfiction Anne F. Scott Ann Malaspina

 

2005 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Maria van Lieshout Karen Jones Lee
Barbara Karlin Grant Jerry Miller Susan Anger
Kimberly Colen Grant Angela Cerrito and Emily M. Jiang
Work-In-Progress General Tracy Barrett Leda Schubert
W-I-P Unpublished Linda Urban Kathy Nuzum
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Sarah Rakes Esslinger Kathleen Ahrens
W-I-P Nonfiction Loree Griffin Burns Jeff Crosby

 

2004 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Matt Phelan Jaime Zollars
Barbara Karlin Grant Deborah Diesen Mina Javaherbin
Work-In-Progress General Robert Weibezahl Sarah Aronson
W-I-P Unpublished Cynthia Lord Betsy Wernert
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Desiree Michael Guzman Mark Peter Hughes
W-I-P Nonfiction Karen Romano Young Barbara Kerley Kelly

 

2003 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Anik McGrory Sarah Brannen
Barbara Karlin Grant Jann Johnson Kelly Houle
Work-In-Progress General Heather Doran Barbieri Kathleen Benner Duble
W-I-P Unpublished Jay Asher Kathy Nuzum
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Andrea Rice Karmen Kooyers
W-I-P Nonfiction Ann Bausum Sandra Weber

2002 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant David J. Udovic Dan Santat
Barbara Karlin Grant Kimberly C. Young Daniel A. Kelin II
Work-In-Progress General Mary J. Ikagawa Judyann Grant
W-I-P Unpublished Stacy DeKeyser Michael Ferrari
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Johanna Knowles Mara Rockliff
W-I-P Nonfiction Julie Baker Gail Karwoski

 

2001 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Theresa Smythe Lisa M. Kopelke
Barbara Karlin Grant Sunny Day Delgado-Martinez Kathleen Keeler
Work-In-Progress General Deborah Wiles Jennifer Groff
W-I-P Unpublished Cora Goss-Grubbs Jennifer Swender
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Kim Ablon Jeanne Birdsall
W-I-P Nonfiction Dennis L. Armstrong Karen Bradley Cain

 

2000 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Yuyi Morales Amy Loeffler
Barbara Karlin Grant Toni Buzzeo Andrea Beaty
Work-In-Progress General Cara Haycak Maria Testa
W-I-P Unpublished Jonathan Solomon Amy Pendleton
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Paula Yoo Betsy Ochester
W-I-P Nonfiction Mary Amato Vaunda M. Nelson

 

1999 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Lisa Cinella Beth Royalty
Barbara Karlin Grant Alicia Potter Lynne Berry
Work-In-Progress General J. L. Bell Marta M. Crisp
W-I-P Unpublished Alice B. Fogel Lea Wait
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Gail Giles Carol Tanzman
W-I-P Nonfiction Mary Morton Cowan Catherine Scheader

 

1998 Grant Winners

Grant Winner Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant Sheryl Daane Chestnut Emmie Hsu
Barbara Karlin Grant Brenda Joziatis KG Stiles
Work-In-Progress General Jackie Davies Kathy Walden Kaplan
W-I-P Unpublished Kristen Hoel Valerie O. Patterson
W-I-P Contemporary Novel Gregory Daigle Lynn B. Coulter
W-I-P Nonfiction Mary Bahr Fritts Connie Goldsmith