Martin Luther King had a dream that one day his children would “not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character”. We have a dream that one day diverse writers will be judged by the content of their characters and not by the colour of their skin or the nature of their background.
Shortlisted entries for the 2016 Commonword Diversity Writing for Children Prize are:
To read the entries, click on the titles.
The winner will be declared on the 11th of October at Chapter One Bookshop. Details to follow.
The Commonword Children’s Diversity Writing Prize welcomes submissions from unpublished children’s authors whose writing embraces ethnic diversity either through their own ethnicity and culture and/or in their writing.