Writing Awards

2007 – New Voices in Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Awards – picture book finalist for If Daddy Were a Dinosaur

2009 – New Voices in Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Awards – picture book finalist for If Daddy Were a Dinosaur

2009 – New Voices in Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Awards – honorable mention in the middle-grade category for Emma Jean Goes Green

2010 – First Page Contest (New Jersey SCBWI): winner for my young adult WIP: Searching for Big Meanie http://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2010/10/18/the-winner-is-betsy-devany/

2010 – NJ SCBWI Writer’s Retreat Contest: winning entry is my YA (another WIP) called Majestoral Dragon http://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2010/10/06/betsy-devany-wins-writers-retreat-contest/

2011 – New Voices in Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Awards – middle-grade winner for Savannah’s Mountain

2011 – Ruth Landers Glass Scholarship (NE SCBWI) – winner for my middle-grade novel Savannah’s Mountain

2011 –  Barbara Karlin Grant Finalist (SCBWI) – for my picture book manuscript Norman and Rose

2012 – New Voices in Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Awards – picture book finalist for A Princess Needs a Parade

2012 – New Voices in Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Awards – middle grade finalist for Ibbie-Rae Paves the Way

2012 – New Voices in Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Awards – young adult finalist for Finding Beauty

2013 – New Voices in Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Awards – middle grade finalist for Filbert and the Goobers

2013 – New Voices in Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Awards – young adult honorable mention for Finding Beauty

New Voices for Children’s Literature: Tassy Walden Award is sponsored by Barnes and Noble.

The Barbara Karlin Grant is made possible by Amazon.

Responses

  1. Betsy,
    CONGRATULATIONS on the announcement in this month’s SCBWI Bulletin regarding your Barbara Karlin Grant win. Hope all continues to go well. Please keep me posted about your upcoming book on Norman.

    Best regards,
    Darlene

    • Thanks, Darlene,
      Norman and I are keeping our fingers crossed that the manuscript will find the right home. I believe it is just a matter of time. Betsy

  2. Betsy, congratulations on your newest award, finalist for the Tassy Walden Awards: New Voices in Children’s Literature You are on the road to publication! I just know it.


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