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[Saturday Reads] Nami Concours 2017 Call for Illustrators – Deadline Coming Up!


Myra here.

Every Saturday we hope to share with you our thoughts on reading and books. We thought that it would be good practice to reflect on our reading lives and our thoughts about reading in general. While on occasion, we would feature a few books in keeping with this, there would be a few posts where we will just write about our thoughts on read-alouds, libraries, reading journals, upcoming literary conferences, books that we are excited about, and just book love miscellany in general.

Nami Island International Picture Book Illustration Concours 2017

The Nami Concours, organized every two years by Nami Island, aims to encourage the creativity of artists and contribute to the advancement of quality picture book illustrations.


And the deadline is coming up: 30 September 2016! Sponsored by IBBY Hans Christian Andersen Awards, this competition is open to all picture book illustrators in the world. Take note that the Grand Prix Award is quite substantial at 10K USD and a plaque.

If you need more information, click here to apply and here for FAQs.

3 comments on “[Saturday Reads] Nami Concours 2017 Call for Illustrators – Deadline Coming Up!

  1. That sounds like a nice contest and prize for illustrators.

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  2. Thank you for sharing this, Myra…and I’ve passed it along on FB aand Twitter…looks like a wonderful opportunity for all those talented illustrators out there. 😉

    Liked by 1 person

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