Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator

The Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator Award recognizes an author and/or illustrator who has made a notable contribution to the field of literature for youth.

2017 Recipient: Jennifer L. Holm

Previous Outstanding PA Authors and/or Illustrators Award Winners

Eligibility:

  • The nominee must be a present or former Pennsylvania resident or whose work represents or reflects Pennsylvania
  • The nominee must be nominated by a PSLA member
  • The nominee's body of work must show evidence of substantial and lasting impact on children or young adult literature

Selection of the award is based on the Outstanding Author and/or Illustrator Award Rubric, which is provided with the application form below:

Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator Award Application and Scoring Rubric (Word)

Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator Award Application and Scoring Rubric (PDF)

If you have any questions, please contact the Awards Committee Chair.