[kids-lib] Nominations for the Walt Morey Young Readers Literary Legacy Award due August 28th

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Wed Aug 19 09:52:38 PDT 2015

Posted on behalf of Literary Arts


Call for submissions: 2016 OREGON BOOK AWARDS

Submissions due Friday, August 28

The deadline for submissions to the 2016 Oregon Book Awards is Friday, August 28. Submissions are due in the Literary Arts office by 5:00 p.m. that day.
Books written by Oregon writers, with an original publication date between
August 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015, are eligible for the 2016 Oregon Book Awards<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001cqX7UDCssWcQzpcZof-1ukn2YXzwR40kngAtUXqgx1BlrBxe12RLEshUtjzL2v6azxd_r3ZpuryUjxO3_tCGzFRBYKr9rLWthYZPSJdXu6oj-UTob-40-A0L44dENZ9cXpw6h0xgoEOFVbw0bIQt7HU0QfFB3EWxI6aTWpwjTxUHcHbYzanNfIexqTGUOQ1s&c=lWtaoIHYB06aiAr38WSduyaIOpM37H9t1F4KrQS9fQ7lmKBLTsEZsg==&ch=X-6SW1dKnMN7ojbWX5obehBRmQX24Q_ACWKnhITPyL654tPG1bO0Ag==>.  Awards are presented in the following genres: Poetry, Fiction, General Nonfiction, Creative Nonfiction, Children's Literature and Young Adult Literature.  Finalists and winners are determined by out-of-state judges. The guidelines are available on the Literary Arts web site at http://www.literary-arts.org/what-we-do/oba-home/book-awards/awards/<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001cqX7UDCssWcQzpcZof-1ukn2YXzwR40kngAtUXqgx1BlrBxe12RLEr8sRU0YSdluvorsaMg8OhwY89DtdwdwwcEbIk5MEc_3r81pb0S4VpV7RMWAMOBRYYFexLRdv5nvZDMz1kZ-_SL3Y0F9EeflXjD4oL7SLX2vW0_SoK4TttdFC1JK74REEzREeZMKzNyr9A4F-Soz0Xsnn-YBT918FfGHluhvS2PTOxGM1NyQ3vjtk8QCqd5Dpg==&c=lWtaoIHYB06aiAr38WSduyaIOpM37H9t1F4KrQS9fQ7lmKBLTsEZsg==&ch=X-6SW1dKnMN7ojbWX5obehBRmQX24Q_ACWKnhITPyL654tPG1bO0Ag==>

Submissions are also being accepted for the 2016 Graphic Literature Award.  Graphic literature with an original publication date between August 1, 2013 and July 31, 2015 is eligible. More information is listed in the guidelines.

The 2016 Oregon Book Awards finalists will be announced in January 2016. The winners will be announced at the Oregon Book Awards ceremony in April 2016.

As part of the Oregon Book Awards, Literary Arts offers three special awards that recognize significant contributions to Oregon's literary culture, including the Walt Morey Young Readers Literary Legacy Award<http://www.literary-arts.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/2016SPECIALAWARDS.pdf>. Information about the special awards is available on our website. The deadline to nominate someone for a special award is August 28, 2015.
For more information, contact Susan Denning at susan at literary-arts.org<mailto:susan at literary-arts.org> or 503.227.2583.
Oregonians are passionate about books. And ideas, and great writing. Literary Arts shares this passion. Our mission is to engage readers, support writers and inspire the next generation with great literature. The programs of Literary Arts include: Writers in the Schools, Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships, Portland Arts & Lectures, Wordstock, and Delve: Readers' Seminars.

For more information about the programs of Literary Arts please contact us at 503.227.2583 or visit Literary-Arts.org.

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