The revisions to the guidelines include the following:
- In addition to published books and unpublished manuscripts, previously self-published books are now eligible for the Award.
- Eligible books and manuscripts can now be submitted by publishers registered and operating in the Caribbean OR submitted by authors directly.
- Books published between 1 October 2009 and 24 October 2013 are now eligible.
- The deadline to submit a book or manuscript is now 25 October 2013.
To consult the full revised guidelines and access the entry forms, please visit: http://www.bocaslitfest.com/burt-award-for-caribbean-literature/
We hope that these revisions will allow more great works of Young Adult literature by Caribbean authors to be submitted to the Award so that more young people in the Caribbean will gain access to books they will love to read.
Should you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Catherine Belshaw at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-661-2633 ext. 233.
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