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Erdrich, Fountain Among Peace Prize Finalists

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Posted 8.21.13 by Prize Reporter

After announcing earlier this month that Wendell Berry would receive the annual Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation announced yesterday the finalists for the 2013 Peace Prizes in fiction and nonfiction, given annually for books published in the previous year.

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PEN Announces Literary Award Winners

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Posted 8.16.13 by Prize Reporter

PEN American Center, the New York City–based branch of the world’s leading literary and human rights organization, has announced the winners of the 2013 PEN literary awards. 

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Wendell Berry Receives Dayton Literary Peace Prize

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Posted 8.10.13 by Prize Reporter

Wendell Berry, the Kentucky–based poet, novelist, essayist, farmer, and activist, will receive the 2013 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Submissions Open for Asymptote Translation Contest

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Posted 8.8.13 by Prize Reporter

Asymptote, an online quarterly dedicated to literary translation, is currently accepting submissions to its inaugural Close Approximations translation contest. Two emerging translators will each receive $1,000 and publication in Asymptote.

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Manchester Metropolitan Expands Literary Prize

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Posted 8.6.13 by Prize Reporter

Beginning this year, Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, England, will double the amount of its international literary prizes. The Manchester Writing Competition, which originally awarded one annual prize of £10,000 to a poet or fiction writer in alternating years, will now give two prizes of £10,000 (approximately $15,350) each to a poet and a fiction writer each year.

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Submissions Open for StoryQuarterly Fiction Contest

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Posted 8.2.13 by Prize Reporter

StoryQuarterly, the literary magazine of Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, is currently accepting submissions to its third annual fiction contest. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication.

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Deadline Extended for Rosebud Fiction Award

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Posted 7.30.13 by Prize Reporter

The Cambridge, Wisconsin–based literary magazine Rosebud is currently accepting submissions to its fifth biennial Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Award for Imaginative Fiction. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in Rosebud. The deadline is September 15.

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Lahiri, McCann Among Booker Prize Finalists

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Posted 7.25.13 by Prize Reporter

Thirteen fiction writers make up the long list for the 2013 Man Booker Prize, which was announced this week in London. The winner of the prize—one of the most prestigious awards in literary fiction—will receive 50,000 British pounds, or approximately $75,000.

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Center For Fiction Announces Novel Prize Long List

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Posted 7.22.13 by Prize Reporter

The New York City–based Center for Fiction has announced the long list for its 2013 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, given for a debut novel published in the current year. The winner, who will be announced in December, will receive $10,000.

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PEN Announces Finalists for Literary Awards

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Posted 7.17.13 by Prize Reporter

The New York City–based PEN American Center recently announced the finalists for its annual literary awards, which this year will give nearly $150,000 in prize money to established and emerging writers and translators.

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