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Inga Kromann Book Award

Contest gives WSU students the chance to write, design, and illustrate their own children’s books.

Dr. Inga Kromann was the children’s literature professor at WSU for 38 years. She created an endowment to support the book contest, which was created by her successor, Associate Professor Jane Kelley.

The Inga Kromann Book Award contest is open to all undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Teaching and Learning on WSU’s Pullman campus. The book selected for the top Medal Award will receive a $1,000 scholarship and a professionally bound copy of the book. The books selected for Honors Awards will receive a $100 Bookie gift certificate.

To be eligible for an award, submissions must be completed by one person.


Submission Due: Thursday, May 2, 2017

Submission Location: Cleveland Hall 321



Award Presented: Thursday, May 4, 2017, 10:00 AM

Location: Cleveland Hall 3rd Floor Foyer 


For more information please contact:

Jane Kelley


Kelly Puzio


Barbara Ward


Contest Guidelines and flyer
Award winners

Sydney Freel


Julia Melvin


Madison Dissmore


Jessica Peterson


Jessica Dixon and Bradley Tonahill


Marissa Miller and Molly Ward


Katie Shanks and Andrea O’Brine


Christine Macaras and Brittany Sarkesian

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