The Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest has entered into a cooperation with Kodansha to accept manuscripts in Japanese languages and to create the Kodansha Award in the 2022-2023 edition of the contest, aiming to encourage more writers to display their talents on a larger international stage.Kodansha is one of the oldest publishers in Japan under the slogan “Inspire impossible stories”. Over the years, Kodansha has promoted international exchange and reading promotion activities. Kodansha strongly supports this contest in the hope of bringing the wonderful stories to children around the world.
Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Astra Award
The Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Astra Award is an award for illustrators established by the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest and the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition organising committee. For information and submissions, please visit : http://www.ccbfgoldenpinwheel.com.cn/en/category/page-list/detail!2021Astra-cn