Apply Picture Book

Please read through the following information carefully before submitting.

To become a member of the Golden Egg Picture Book programme your story needs to show promise and be sufficiently developed for us to help you take it to the next level.

All applications will be read by our Admissions Editor, Jo Collins.

Picture Book Requirements:

Please submit up to three complete texts – no synopsis or illustration is required. We will assess your manuscripts and provide a short report on your writing, story arc and thoughts on your next step.  This costs £75.

Each new member is required to join the 12 month picture book programme which is run once a year starting in September.

If you are not ready, our report will advise you of ways in which your stories can be improved. You are welcome to re-submit your work after having taken our notes on board and re-written it.

Picture Book Application Process

To submit picture book manuscripts for assessment and to apply for the Picture Book Programme, please contact Jo Collins: [email protected] . You will then be invoiced directly by the Picture Book team.

Further Information

If you are already a member of the Golden Egg Academy and wish to submit a second text, e.g. you are a fiction member and wish to submit a picture book text, please contact Abi at [email protected].

Applications for the 2022-2023 course will open in January 2022.

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