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The Children's Picture Book Illustrators' Initiative

Applications will open February 4th 2013 for The Children’s Picture Book Illustrators’ Initiative. Now in its 3rd year, the Initiative is run by the Australian Society of Authors which has secured funding from the Literature Board to offer grants of up to $15,000 are available for emerging, developing and established illustrators who have a specific project they’d like to develop.

Both illustrators and author/illustrators with some publication history and a work-in-progress are welcome to apply.

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Key Dates

Applications open: Monday 4 February 2013

Applications close:  Tuesday 5 March 2013

Notification of results:  by email late April 2013