Fanart Contest

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Create your own A Darker Shade of Magic fanart for a chance to win a signed Advance Reading Copy of A Gathering of Shadows!

You’ll have a chance to travel to all your favorite Londons with Lila and Kell by reading the sequel long before the book is released and win other awesome prizes! All you have to do is bring V. E. Schwab’s characters and world to life in a fanart piece of your own creation.

•  Each artwork must be original and must comply with all of the guidelines set forth in the official rules. Your artwork can be a painting, drawing, sculpture, craft (including cosplay), or computer illustration.

•  For a description of the characters use your own reading of A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab or you may refer to the descriptions available at Please feel free to find inspiration in anything from the series. Your art need not necessarily depict a character or location.

•  To enter, fill out an entry form and submit a .JPEG, .GIF, or .PNG file format.

•  The contest is open until 11:59 pm EST on December 2.

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FIRST PLACE wins an author-signed Advance Reading Copy of A Gathering of Shadows, an author-signed hardcover copy of A Darker Shade of Magic, an author-signed trade paperback copy of Vicious, an author-signed double-sided A Darker Shade of Magic poster, and a 3-D printed model of the Londons.

THREE RUNNERS-UP will receive an author-signed Advance Reading Copy of A Gathering of Shadows and an author-signed double-sided A Darker Shade of Magic poster.

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Runners-up prizes

No purchase necessary. Must enter by 11:59 pm ET on 12/2/15. Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding the province of Quebec) who are thirteen (13) years of age or older as of the time of entry. Visit for complete details and Official Rules . Void where prohibited. The contest is sponsored by Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010.