Jury Announced for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature

News and Events Top Row (left to right): Jonathan Auxier, Monica Brown, Tanita S. Davis. Middle row: Adib Khorram, Sonia Patel, Randy Ribay. Bottom row: Cynthia Weill, Tanaya Winder, Janet Wong. World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, has announced the names of the jury members who will select the finalists for the renowned NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature. The biennial NSK Prize recognizes the significant achievement of a writer, either over a lifetime or in a single publication, as well as their ongoing, positive impact on children’s literature. The NSK Prize is awarded to a living writer or illustrator from anywhere in the world. The international jury is composed of esteemed authors who select finalists based on literary merit alone. The jury’s selections are not affected by book sales or publisher influence. The jury’s list of finalists will be announced on May 15, and final deliberations and voting for the 2021 prize will take place at OU in fall 2020. The jury for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize is composed of the following members: Jonathan Auxier Monica Brown Tanita S. Davis Adib Khorram Sonia Patel Randy Ribay Cynthia Weill Tanaya Winder Janet Wong The 2021 NSK Prize winner will be announced during the 2020 Neustadt Festival, set for Oct. 19–21. Hosted on the OU Norman campus each fall, the Neustadt Festival is a three-day event... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

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