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Important Dates




Uniqname (or email address):   

First Name:    Last Name:   

Major:    Year in School:   

Are you interested in being an author or illustrator (or both)?:    

What are some of your favorite Children's books?: 

AUTHORS (only): Please describe your writing experience. This may include any course work, creative writing, journalism or anything else. Be sure to tell us if you've ever written for children or if you've ever written short stories. (Illustrators, leave blank):

What is your style of writing/ artwork (E.G.- AUTHORS- what genre do you enjoy writing in most? Do you write in prose, rhyming couplets, poetry? ILLUSTRATORS- what kinds of media do you use? What subject matter are you most interested in?)

IMPORTANT: Please send us samples of your work! AUTHORS- 3-5 pages of your writing. ILLUSTRATORS- 5-10 samples of your artwork, preferably illustrations. Email your samples to wrsubmissions@umich.edu or include a link to your online portfolio in the space below:

Application for Authors/ Illustrators
The deadline is September 20th, 2010
(feel free to email wrsubmissions@umich.edu if you have any questions!)