Raffle Announcement + December Prizes
Our fundraiser campaign ends in 10 Days! There’s still time to contribute if you haven’t already. The campaign will close on December 6, but after it ends, you’ll also have a chance to win some prizes in our end-of-campaign raffle!
The raffle will take place December 7, after the end of the fundraiser. Everyone who contributed $5 or more to the campaign will be entered to win. Here’s the full list of available items:
Query Letter + 25 Page Critique from Mindee Arnett
2 Books + a Pin from Olivia Cole
Olivia A. Cole is an author and blogger from Louisville, KY. She is on the Creative Writing faculty at the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts and will host the second annual sci-fi art show for young Kentucky women, Kindred: Making Space in Space 2019.
Bundle of ARCs from Monica Courtney Hay
Query Critique from Monica Courtney Hay (2)
Monica Hay is a student earning her Master’s degree at Portland State University in Book Publishing. She works with literary agent Laura Bradford and helps plan and market events for Willamette Writers, an Oregon resource. She’s a bookseller at Powell’s City of Books and writes young adult fantasy.
The Eleventh Trade by Alyssa Hollingsworth (***SIGNED****)
The Gauntlet by Karuna Riazi, The List by Patricia Forde,The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney, My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows – donated by Alyssa Hollingsworth
Alyssa Hollingsworth won a prize from the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity for her creative non-fiction essay, Naan in the Afghan Village. Her debut novel, The Eleventh Trade, came out Fall 2018.
The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City from Jodi Kendall (***SIGNED***)
Jodi Kendall is a critically-acclaimed middle grade author. Her debut novel The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City sold to HarperCollins Childrens Books, at auction, in a two-book deal, within three weeks of submission. The sequel novel, Dog Days in the City, just published in Fall 2018.
Book Bundle from Natalie Lakosil
Natalie is an agent at Bradford Literary Agency. Her specialties are children’s literature (from picture book through teen and New Adult), romance (contemporary and historical), cozy mystery/crime, upmarket women’s/general fiction and select children’s nonfiction.
League of American Traitors from Matthew Landis (5 Copies)
Book Bundle from Editor Catherine Laudone
Catherine Laudone is an associate editor at Simon & Schuster. She is primarily looking to acquire contemporary or literary young adult fiction with a strong narrative voice and original hook, and middle grade fiction that captures the magic of being a kid. She is also acquiring fiction and nonfiction picture books, and commercial chapter books with series potential.
Exo from Fonda Lee (3 ***SIGNED*** Copies)
Fonda Lee is the award-winning author of young adult science fiction novels Zeroboxer, Exo, and Cross Fire (Scholastic), and the gangster fantasy Green Bone Saga for adults, beginning with Jade City (Orbit).
Book Bundle of Immortals from Tamora Pierce (***SIGNED***)
Tamora Pierce is the winner of the 2013 Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement in Young Adult Literature, the RT Book Reviews Career Achievement Award, and the 2005 Skylark Edward E. Smith Memorial Award for Imaginative Fiction. She is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of more than 28 fantasy novels for teenagers, and has been Guest of Honor at numerous conventions, including Worldcon 2016.
The Someday Birds from Sally J. Pla
Stanley Will Probably Be Fine from Sally J. Pla
Benji, the Bad Day, And Me from Sally J. Pla
Sally J. Pla is the award-winning author of The Someday Birds and Stanley Will Probably Be Fine. Sally’s new picture book, Benji, The Bad Day, and Me is about sibling rivalry and neurodiversity, all wrapped in a big blue blanket.
These Rebel Waves from Sara Raasch (***SIGNED***)
Give The Dark My Love from Beth Revis (***SIGNED***)
Paper Hearts Books + Workbooks from Beth Revis
Beth Revis is the New York Times bestselling author of Give the Dark My Love, Rebel Rising, A World Without You (for fans of Black Mirror), the Across the Universe series, as well as much more. Her nonfiction Paper Hearts series aids aspiring writers.
A Touch Of Gold + Swag from Annie Sullivan (***SIGNED***)
It’s Show And Tell, Dexter! + an art print from Lindsay Ward (***SIGNED***)
Lindsay Ward’s most recent books include It’s Show and Tell, Dexter! and Don’t Forget Dexter!, books 1 and 2 in the Dexter T. Rexter series with Two Lions. She is the founder of Critter Lit, a free picture book manuscript and illustration critique service for up-and-coming authors and illustrators.
For a chance to win some neat prizes — not to mention to snatch up some of the remaining critiques that are still up for grabs! — head over to our fundraiser before it ends. Then check back in December to see if you’ve won!