D2W Scholarships 2020

Winners of the Read + Seed Drawn to Write Summer 2020 Scholarships have been announced! Thank you to all who submitted! This scholarship program is now closed.

Win 1 of 4 Scholarships to Drawn to Write Summer 2020

In partnership with our sponsor, Read + Co Books, we are pleased to announce our contest When Artists Become Heroes. This contest will see 4 winners in two age categories awarded Read + Seed scholarships to the sixth annual Drawn to Write Comic Book Creator Camps.

We run two camps, In the Beginning for ages 9+ (August 5-7) and To Be Continued (August 12-14). At present, the camps are still being held in-person in Edmonton, but high-quality live and pre-recorded content is being developed in case the camps have to be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Submit a one-page comic, with three panels or more, featuring vivid storytelling and illustrating creative ways young people can help their communities. Submissions will be accepted at info@drawntobooks.ca from May 1 to May 31 and will be judged by instructors and program developers Daniel Schneider and Jeff Martin. You can either create something digitally, or simply take a photograph of the comic you create and email it. Winners will be announced on June 4th.

Read + Co Books is a publisher sales agency based in Victoria, BC, working with library, independent retail, and wholesale accounts in BC, Alberta, and the Territories. The Read + Seed program is an annual fund that commits a portion of every book sold to the sponsorship of one community-based organization per year. The aim is to strengthen community bonds and promote a culture of mutual support in the Canadian publishing community.


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