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Attention diverse creators—are you applying for one of our Walter Grants?

"Apply for a Walter Grant June 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022" Text is on a white piece of paper with a fountain pen in the corner. A rainbow line and WNDB logo is on the bottom of the image.
We Need Diverse Books is open for applications for the 2022 Walter Dean Myers Grants until June 30, 2022. This year, WNDB will give 11 grants, at $2000 each, to unpublished writers or illustrators from marginalized backgrounds who are working on a children’s or young adult literature project. 
  • Five grants for creators from any diverse community, as per WNDB’s definition of diversity 
  • Two grants for Native/Indigenous/First Nations creators
  • Two grants for Muslim creators
  • Two grants for trans creators

Apply for a Walter Grant today!

The submission window runs until June 30, 2022.

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