Melissa Keil was the first time winner of the 2013 Ampersand Award with her debut novel: Life in Outer Space! This year, Melissa’s second novel: The incredible adventures of Cinnamon Girl is short listed for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Award.
Whip out your pens and start writing so that you are ready to enter The Ampersand Project.
What is it? An opportunity for unpublished writers to get published!
What’s the goal of the Ampersand Project? A way to find brilliant debut novels and new authors!
What’s to be gained? The selected writer will get a contract, an advance, and serious editorial development to bring their book to market.
When must manuscripts be submitted? From Tuesday 1 September until midnight on Monday 14 September 2015
More information: The Ampersand Prize