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Congratulations to Chantal Bourgonje, the winner of the 2016 Hen&ink Literary Iconic Holiday Hen Contest!

December 10, 2016 by Erzsi Deak

Chantal Bourgonje captures the essence of Hen&ink Literary this holiday season with her “bird-on-bike” illustration. Do click on the image above to see all its glory!

The annual Hen&ink Literary Iconic Holiday Hen contest is an opportunity for illustrators to work their magic with Hen&ink’s logo hen. Once a year on November 15th we welcome submissions. Nothing before or after, please. The winner’s illustration will be the voice of holiday cheer from Hen&ink Literary and the illustrator has the opportunity submit work with an eye to possible representation.

Many thanks to all the illustrators who submitted their wonderful interpretations of our Iconic Holiday Hen. You all presented delightful Hens and it was a tough choice! We look forward to another tough choice in 2017!

In the meantime, the Happiest of New Years to All!

— Erzsi

About Erzsi Deak

Erzsi Deak is the founder of Hen&ink Literary Studio, a writer, and an editor. With nearly 30 years of experience on the international stage, she is most happy connecting individuals around the globe who can make things happen – no matter where you find yourself or what hat you are wearing. She is an editorial agent, pushing her authors and illustrators to go the extra kilometer to achieve sometimes surprising insights and results. A two-time SCBWI Member of the Year awardee, she speaks on craft, “the market,” and current industry topics. She is pleased to announce that the new MAB Media will publish PERIOD PIECES: STORIES FOR GIRLS as one of its launch books in 2015. Her first picture book, PUMPKIN TIME! (Sourcebooks, 2014, illustrated by Doug Cushman) has just been picked up by the Scholastic Book Clubs. Thanks to technology, she can work from France and be in New York and London at the same time.

Get in Touch with Erzsi:

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Homepage: http://www.erzsideak.com

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