“We Need Diverse Books is seeking traditionally published authors and illustrators to serve as mentors for the 2024 year! WNDB mentors are paid a stipend
“We Need Diverse Books is seeking traditionally published authors and illustrators to serve as mentors for the 2024 year! WNDB mentors are paid a stipend of $1,000 and work one-on-one with an unpublished writer or illustrator for the entire year (January-December 2024).
If interested, please be sure to contact us by the end of May! Details below:
Mentors must be traditionally published with three or more forthcoming/published books in their category, and the categories are Illustration, Picture Book, Middle Grade, and Young Adult.
As a mentor, you will create the scope of work with your mentee, who you will select from a group of finalists toward the end of 2023, and the two of you will decide how often to meet, what types of feedback or critique you’re interested in giving, and what topics to discuss.If you are interested in serving as a mentor, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by May 30th with the subject line ‘2024 WNDB Mentor,’ your name, your publication history, and the genre you are seeking to mentor.”