International Silent Book Contest 2023


Posted on 25 June 2022

3 February 2023

Who may enter
The competition is open to illustrators of any nationality over the age of 18.

Short description

The Silent Book Contest is organized by the Italian publisher Carthusia Edizioni.

The competition is exclusively reserved for a new and unpublished illustrated books without words.

The book project must not contain words. The narration must be realized through the illustrations.

The subject is open and not restricted to any age group and readers.

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

Previous winners

Lo zainetto di Matilde by Fabio Sardo, Silvia Del Francia, Luca Cognolato – 2021 Winner

Che febbre! by Rina Allek – 2020 Winner

Costruttori di stelle by Soojin Kwak – 2019 Winner

Entry fee
The entry fee is 50 €.

The winning book project of the Silent Book Contest 2023 will be published by Carthusia Edizioni. The author will sign a regular publishing contract and receive a cash prize of € 4.000, as advance on the royalties.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.