UV2018 Finalists Announced!

SCBWI British Isles is proud to announce the promising, unpublished writers and illustrators who have been selected from a record number of submissions to be included in Undiscovered Voices 2018. SCBWI congratulates the following authors and illustrators whose work will be… Read more

Undiscovered Voices Writers and Illustrators Longlist Announced 

We are pleased to announce the longlist of writers and illustrators who will be considered for the Undiscovered Voices 2018 anthology. These talented writers and illustrators were selected from a record-breaking number of submissions from SCBWI members in Europe.  Alice… Read more

Undiscovered Voices 2018 – now open for submissions!

SCBWI and sponsors Working Partners are delighted to announce that submissions for the sixth Undiscovered Voices competition are now open. Undiscovered Voices helps fresh, new voices in children’s literature find agents and publishers. The Undiscovered Voices anthology will include twelve fiction extracts –… Read more

UV2018 Buzz Round Up

A buzz is building about #UV2018 and we’ll be capturing blog posts and reports here. Missed the Undiscovered Voices Masterclass about writing Young Fiction? Check out this report in Words & Pictures by Marianna Reed Barber who shares some of… Read more

UV 2018 Launch Event – 2nd May 2017

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) British Isles will once again help fresh, new voices in children’s literature find agents and publishers through its Undiscovered Voices project. The Undiscovered Voices anthology will include twelve fiction extracts –… Read more

Tips and Advice for Illustrators: Find Your illustration ‘Super Power’

We’re proud to share an edited video of the best bits from our illustrator panel during the Undiscovered Voices 2016 competition launch on May 14th 2015. The illustration judges talk about the Story Prompts and what they are expecting from… Read more

Undiscovered Voices Writers and Illustrators Longlist Announced

We are pleased to announce the longlist of writers and illustrators who will be considered for the Undiscovered Voices 2014 anthology. These talented writers and illustrators were selected from more than 200 submissions from SCBWI members in Europe. Congratulations to… Read more

UV 2014 – Writers Bonus – The Panel discuss their recent acquisitions and why they loved them!

Please note: this video relates to the 2014 Undiscovered Voices judging panel. As part of the Undiscovered Voices competition launch on April 18th 2013, we asked the fiction judging panel who were present about their most recent acquisitions. What followed… Read more