Bechtel Prize


The submission deadline has passed for the 2019 Bechtel Prize. The winner will be selected by Gabriel Brownstein and announced in early 2019.

The submission selected to receive the Bechtel Prize will appear on Teachers & Writers Magazine and the author will receive a $1,000 honorarium. Honoraria totaling $500 are shared by the authors of entries selected as finalists for the prize, which may also be published on Teachers & Writers Magazine. You can read past winners of the award here.

The Bechtel Prize was named in honor of Louise Seaman Bechtel, the first person to head a juvenile book department at an American publishing house. Teachers & Writers Collaborative thanks The Cerimon Fund for its support of the Bechtel Prize.


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