Essay Contest: Win Tickets to the Newbery/Caldecott/Wilder Banquet

NMRT members are invited to submit an essay to win tickets to attend the Newbery/Caldecott/Wilder Banquet. The dinner, to honor the winners of this year's Newbery, Caldecott, and Wilder awards, will be held in New Orleans, LA. The evening's program is sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children.

The essay contest is open to all current NMRT members. To enter the contest, fill out the form below and write an essay of about 250 words or less about why you would like to attend the Newbery/Caldecott/Wilder dinner and how it would be beneficial to you. 

Fill out the following application form completely, and use the send button at the bottom to submit it to the selection committee. Please note: only NMRT members are eligible.

  • Applications due April 22. 
  • Winners will be notified by May 12.