Aetna Children’s Literature Award

Deadline

December 8, 2017

Prize

$200, and the winning piece will be published in Long River Review.

Who’s Eligible

Graduate and undergraduate students from any University of Connecticut department or campus.

Guidelines

Please indicate whether you are submitting a manuscript for a picture book, a sample of children’s poetry or drama, or an excerpt from a middle-grade chapter book or a young adult novel. Limit of 3,000 words. Submit your work via email following these guidelines. The subject line must include the full name of the contest and the genre of your submission (for example: “Aetna Children’s Literature Award – fiction”). The submission should consist of a single Microsoft Word document that contains your cover sheet (see format) followed by the piece that you are submitting. Note that while your student ID number should appear on every page of the packet, your name should appear only on the cover sheet.