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XV International Compostela Prize for Picture Books
XV International Compostela Prize for Picture Books

XV International Compostela Prize for Picture Books

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terary and artistic genre, in addition to promoting the city abroad.

The International Compostela Prize for Picture Books is an initiative promoted with aime at fostering this literary and artistic genre, in addition to promoting the city abroad.

The Fifteenth International Compostela Prize for Picture Books is open to all publications included in the picture book category, a book in which the story is told through images, or through images and text that complement each other.

The projects may be presented in any size, technique and format, but may not contain any more than 40 inner pages (excluding covers and endpapers).

The books may be presented in any of the official languages of the Iberian Peninsula (Galician, Catalan, Basque, Castilian Spanish and Portuguese), and must be original and unpublished. Adaptations of originals or books that have already been awarded prizes in other contests will not be accepted. Works with more than three illustrations uploaded onto the Internet will not be accepted.

Deadline
13 May 2022

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone.

Short description

The competition is organized by the Department of Education of the City Council of Santiago de Compostela, in collaboration with KALANDRAKA, a publishing company based in Spain.

Entrants are asked to submit a project of picture book: a book in which the story is told through images, or through images and text that complement each other. 

The books may be presented in any of the official languages of the Iberian Peninsula (Galician, Catalan, Basque, Castilian Spanish and Portuguese), and must be original and unpublished. 

The projects may be presented in any size, technique and format, but may not contain any more than 40 inner pages.

Entry fees
The competition is free to enter.

Prize
The winner will receive a cash prize of 9,000 €. The prize money will not be paid until the author or authors deliver the completed work ready for publication.

The prize-winning work will be published by the Kalandraka in November 2022.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.

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