2020 winners

2020 winners

I’m delighted to announce the winners of the Writing Magazine Picture Book Prize 2020! But first, a heartfelt congratulations to all our shortlisted entrants! It is a great achievement to be shortlisted for a book prize, especially when there were over 450 entrants! Please be encouraged and keep on writing and submitting!

So huge congratulations to:

3rd place: Louise Jones Hey Artist! This Bear’s In The Wrong Book

2nd place: Jo DeardenGrandad’s Missing Memory

1st place: Louise FitzgeraldQuickest Bedtime Story EVER!

Congratulations to you all! The judging was very hard, with so many great stories to choose from. If you were longlisted or shortlisted, please be very encouraged. And if you didn’t quite make the list this year, PLEASE KEEP WRITING. You never know where it will take you.

The Picture Book Prize will be running again this year, with the submission window from 1st September – 31st October 2021.

To find out more about our winners and the winning entries, check out the MARCH ISSUE of Writing Magazine (out early February). Subscribe to Writing Magazine – Writers Online (writers-online.co.uk)

Congratulations again to our winners. And thank you to EVERYONE who completed a story and took part in the Picture Book Prize 2020, in such a difficult year.

You’re all brilliant.