The Book Illustration Competition 2020
Friday, 20 September 2019
The closing date is 9am GMT on Friday 17 January 2020.
Who may enter
The competition is open to illustrators over the age of 18, both student and professional, who have not been previously published by The Folio Society. Entries are welcome from anywhere in the world.
Entrants are asked to submit three illustrations for Love Poems, selected and edited by Imtiaz Dharker.
Love Poems, selected and edited by Imtiaz Dharker, is a brand-new anthology of love poetry ranging through time and across cultures. For this competition, we are asking you to illustrate three poems by Imtiaz Dharker, Emily Dickinson and John Donne.
Click here to see past winners.
Standard entry: £25
Student entry: £15
The winner will be commissioned to complete a further six illustrations and a binding for the book which will be published by The Folio Society. The winner will be paid £5,000 while five runners-up will each receive £500.
For further information visit https://houseofillustration.org.uk/get_involved/the-book-illustration-competition-2020