Ezra Jack Keats Book Award



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Known collectively as the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award, the New Writer Award was established in 1985 and the New Illustrator Award in 2001 to recognize and encourage emerging talent in the field of children’s books. The EJK Book Award is given annually to an outstanding new writer and new illustrator by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.

To be eligible, writers and illustrators must have had no more than three books previously published. The prize includes an honorarium of $1,000 for each winner.


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  • First Prize: $1000 and medallion

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