International Silent Book Contest 2018


31st January 2018

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The contest is open to all authors, illustrators and artists, with new and unpublished book projects, of any nationality, place of birth or residence, provided that they are over the age of 18 on December 31st 2017.

The contest is organised by the City of Mulazzo, Italy, and the Association Montereggio Paese dei Librai.

The 2018 Silent Book Contest is open to new illustrated book project without words. The subject matter is open and not connected to any age or reader group. The narration is to be carried out exclusively through the use of illustrated images and should have narrative and stylistic coherence.

The layout should be sent as a digital file in high quality PDF format.

Entry fees
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.

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