Walker launches biannual ‘Walker Wednesday’ to discover new writers
Walker Books will accept unsolicited manuscripts on two specific dates in 2020 via an online portal as part of its new ‘Walker Wednesday’ initiative to ‘discover new Australian stories for Australian kids’.
‘As part of an initiative to strengthen their commitment to Australian publishing, Walker Books Australia is looking for new, diverse voices to create Australian stories for Australian kids,’ said the publisher in a statement.
‘Walker Wednesday will become a biannual event, where the editorial team and other passionate staff members will review unpublished manuscripts for all ages (picture books, junior fiction, middle grade fiction and YA) from new and established writers.’
Manuscripts can be submitted between 9am and midnight AEST on 29 July and again on 25 November.