XV International Compostela Prize For Picture Books now is over!
The 15th Compostela Prize for Picture Books, competition organized by Education Department of the City Council of Santiago de Compostela in collaboration with Kalandraka, recently has been announced seeking for the books in which the story is told through illustrations and images.
The International Compostela Prize for Picture Books is an initiative promoted with aime at fostering this literary and artistic genre, in addition to promoting the city abroad.
The Fifteenth International Compostela Prize for Picture Books is open to all publications included in the picture book category, a book in which the story is told through images, or through images and text that complement each other.
The projects may be presented in any size, technique and format, but may not contain any more than 40 inner pages (excluding covers and endpapers).
The books may be presented in any of the official languages of the Iberian Peninsula (Galician, Catalan, Basque, Castilian Spanish and Portuguese), and must be original and unpublished. Adaptations of originals or books that have already been awarded prizes in other contests will not be accepted. Works with more than three illustrations uploaded onto the Internet will not be accepted.
The jury will be composed of members with recognised prestige in the field of literature and illustration, and they will select the winner picture book.
Authors competing for the prize must present:
➜ Five copies of the text.
➜ Three original illustrations and five colour photocopies of each. If digital techniques are used, the authors may send high-resolution prints of the work.
➜ A finished layout of the whole project: a printed copy with the design, text and illustrations, as close as possible to finished book
One or more persons, who are authors of the text and illustrations, of any nationality may take part.
The winner will receive a cash prize of 9,000 EUR. The prize money will not be paid until the author or authors deliver the completed work ready for publication. The prize-winning work will be published by the Kalandraka in November 2022.
There is no entry fee to participate!