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The Tassy Walden Awards 
For New Voices In Children's Literature

Join us as we recognize the honorees at the
Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford

Wednesday, May 31st, 2023 6:00-8:00PM

Why We Do it

Transforming Lives through the Arts

For 40 years, Shoreline Arts Alliance has enriched Connecticut’s cultural landscape through our programs, arts advocacy, and mission to Transform Lives Through the Arts. At the heart of our mission is a commitment to Educate, Encourage, Enrich, and Engage and we follow these guiding principles in all areas of our work.

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Tassy Walden Awards


The Tassy Walden Awards for New Voices in Children’s Literature, launched in 2001, is an annual competition that encourages and nurtures the creation of exceptional books for children by unpublished Connecticut writers and illustrators.

Open Call for Student Ambassadors

Are you or a student you know looking to gain valuable experience working closely with a non-profit arts organization? Get in touch with us today to apply to become a Student Ambassador for Shoreline Arts Alliance!

Learn more about this new program here

We will get back to you shortly.

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