Applications for the 2013 Childrens Picture Book Illustrators Initiative will be accepted from 4 February 2013 until 5 March 2013. This program aims to support illustrators in creating new picture books, graphic novels and comics.
Presented by the Australian Society of Authors, with the support of the Australia Council for the Arts, grants of up to $15,000 are available for emerging, developing and established illustrators who have a specific project they%u219d like to develop. Both illustrators and author/illustrators with some publication history and a work-in-progress are welcome to apply.
For more information and to download the Guidelines, visit www.asauthors.org/childrens-picture-book-illustrators-initiative. Applicants should ensure they read the eligibility criteria and the Frequently Asked Questions before they prepare their application.For details or images of the 2012 winning submissions contact Lucie Stevens, Program Manager, Australian Society of Authors on 02 9211 1004 or firstname.lastname@example.org.