For Immediate Release:
Contact: Gillian Lee Hutshing
Chair: Awards Committee
Book Festival To Honor Authors and Illustrators
The Orange County Children's Book Festival will honor authors, illustrators and innovators in children's literature at its First Annual Orange County Children's Author and Illustrator Book Awards. A gala awards presentation is planned for the evening of Saturday, October 1, 2011 and will be held in The Forum on the campus of Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa.
Honorees will be selected and acknowledged for outstanding work in the field of children's writing and illustration from a global pool, in a variety of categories each year. Recipients will be selected by a panel of qualified literary experts from a variety of backgrounds.
The awards night will be open to a limited number of attendees and will be followed by a reception with the award winners. The 8th Annual Orange County Children's Book Festival will take place the following day. For more information, contact Gillian Lee Hutshing.