THE WINNERS HAVE NOW BEEN ANNOUNCED - HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO:
First Prize Writer: Rohan Agalawatta for The Monster Orphanage
Second Prize Writer : Ramsey Hassan for Sanctuary
First Prize Illustrator: Lucy Farfort
Second Prize Illustrator: Cindy Chang
Thank you to everyone who entered, we had a fantastic time reading and looking through all your entries and it only went to prove that great talent can be found in anyone.
Look out for the return of the FAB Prize in 2018!!
Faber Children’s and Andlyn have partnered to create the Faber Andlyn BAME (FAB) Prize to help discover new writers and illustrators from BAME backgrounds, and to provide a year-long mentoring scheme for one author and one illustrator.
Faber Children’s Publisher Leah Thaxton, Andlyn Literary Agent Davinia Andrew-Lynch, Faber Creative Director Donna Payne, Faber Children’s Art Director Emma Eldridge.
First Prize For illustration:£500 (or £300 and a one year portfolio membership for the Association of Illustrators worth £200), plus a private consultation with Donna Payne, Emma Eldridge and Davinia Andrew-Lynch, followed by a year of regular mentoring, plus a selection of Faber books.
For text: £500, plus a private consultation with Leah Thaxton and Davinia Andrew-Lynch, followed by a year of regular mentoring, plus a selection of Faber books.
Second prize for text and illustration: Consultation with Leah Thaxton, Donna Payne, Emma Eldridge and Davinia Andrew-Lynch, plus a selection of Faber books.
SUBMISSION, FAB PRIZE, Faber & Faber, 74–77 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DA
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