Young Adult Novel Discovery Contest—2010

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2010 Young Adult Novel Discovery Contest.

Close to 1,000 entries were submitted. Three first-round judges read each entry and narrowed the field to 20 semifinalists. Then editors from six leading publishing houses read and scored every semifinalists' submission to select the finalists and winner.

Please join us in congratulating:

Sarah Combs
(Lexington, KY)
Breakfast Served Anytime

Marie-Eve Girard
(Ajax, ON)
Bois Can't Have Babies

Lisa Cresswell (Shoshone, ID)
Hush Puppy

Mary Lawrence (Limington, ME)
The Alchemist's Daughter

Rex Bull (Kansas City, MO)

Valerie Johnson (Randolph, WI)
Circle of Nine

The 2011 Young Adult Novel Discovery Contest will begin accepting entries in October 2011.

Get a jump on the next competition by enrolling in a Children's Book Writing Workshop or by developing the skills revealed in Writing Great Books for Young Adults by Regina Brooks.