International Silent Book Contest 2017
31st January 2017
Who may enter
The contest is open to all authors, illustrators and artists, with new and unpublished book projects, of any nationality, place of birth or residence, provided that they are over the age of 18 on December 31st 2016.
The contest is organised by the City of Mulazzo, Italy, and the Association Montereggio Paese dei Librai.
The Silent Book Contest will give prize money and publication to an original illustrated and unpublished book project that has been created and produced exclusively through narration by illustrated images.
The book projects presented should contain no words, excluding the title and any subtitles. Narration of the story should be through a visual process resulting solely through looking at the illustrations and with a coherence and continuity of narrative and style. There are no limits regarding age or reader group, and the subject matter is open.
The layout should be sent as a digital file in high quality PDF format.
€50 per book project
The author of the book project selected as winner will receive an award of 4,500 € as advance against copyright with publishing agreement and the winning book project will be published by Carthusia Edizioni of Milan, Italy.
Please visit silentbookcontest.com to learn more about the competition.