Monday, December 7, 2009

COLUMBIAKids: call for submissions and book titles

If you want to write an article or a story, or if you have a new book set locally to promote, check out these opportunities from COLUMBIAKids magazine.

Call for Submissions: COLUMBIAKids’ “Icons of Washington” Issue
What's your favorite icon of Washington? Is it a person, place, or really cool thing? COLUMBIAKids is looking for great stories that are based on the theme "Icons of Washington.”

So ask around, query some kids, and send us your nonfiction and fiction stories that highlight Washington's most beautiful, intriguing, or downright strange features. We love it when writers submit with a particular department in mind, so check out our writer's guidelines.

COLUMBIAKids Call for Book Titles
Are you a Pacific Northwest children’s book author? Do you have a new book out? Is it set in the Pacific Northwest? If so, we want to hear from you! COLUMBIAKids is compiling a list of new (2008-2009-2010 publication dates) children’s books written by Pacific Northwest authors that are set in this amazing corner of the country.

Once compiled, our top picks will be showcased in COLUMBIAKids’ NW Book Swap department.

Fiction and nonfiction picture books, middle grade, and YA are all welcome. Please email your name, book title, publication date and a 50-60 word description to and put NW Bookswap in the subject line. Teachers and parents all over the Northwest have been asking us for such a list so we’re doing our best to make it happen.

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