Ezra Jack Keats Book Award - New Writer

Prize: Prize/Award


Known collectively as the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award, the New Writer Award was established in 1985 and the New Illustrator Award in 2001 to recognize and encourage emerging talent in the field of children’s books. Many past winners have gone on to distinguished careers, creating books beloved by parents, children, librarians and teachers around the world.
Degree of recognitionNational/International
Granting OrganizationsEzra Jack Keats Foundation