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Posted 20 December at 2:21 pm in news

Win a critique from a RHCB editor and a copy of the latest Writers and Artists Yearbook!

To celebrate a successful year, we at Tamarind Books are running a competition to encourage new writing for fiction and picture books.

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How to enter

Fiction

To enter email an A4 page outline of your story and two chapters to tamarindbooks@gmail.com.

Picture Books

Please send the text through (no longer than 600 words)

Note: We are not accepting illustrations – just text

Dates

The competition runs from Dec 20th 2011 through to midnight January 31st 2012

Prizes

Two entries will be chosen for a professional review and will also receive a copy of the Writers and Artist’s Yearbook 2012.

Rules

  • All entries must follow the Tamarind ethos. Please see the ‘About Us’ section on the Tamarind website
  • This must be on a word document, double spaced in font size 10
  • We can accept no more than 2 submissions per entrant

Good Luck!

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I wish the competition was still open. I met Odette Elliott on world book day @ northview primary when I was teaching there. I was heavily pregnant with my daughter. She is 7 months now. I would like to submit my stories to you by post. As I think you are a publisher like no other. I have enjoyed visiting your website today. The new Stephen Lawrence book will reach an audience so that his memory lives on and so we are able to remain vigilant.

Posted on March 12th, 2012 at 8:08 pm by lucy myers 
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I wish to submit a manuscript for consideration but not for the contest. Should I submit after Jan 31st when the contest closes?

Posted on January 17th, 2012 at 5:25 pm by Sandra Hill 
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