Items Tagged With novel

Poem in Your Pocket Day, the Great Poets' Brawl of '68, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.24.14

Paul Simon remembers Seamus Heaney; Irvine Welsh joins graphic novel team; life as an openly gay writer in Kenya; and other news.

More

Elmore Leonard’s Detroit, Lee Boudreaux Joins Little, Brown, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.16.14

Green Apple Books saves a San Francisco video store; revisiting the Salman Rushdie fatwa; modeling small businesses after independent booksellers; and other news.

More

Jason Bateman and Tina Fey at BookCon, British Military Block Book Publication, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.10.14

A twenty-four-hour bookstore in Beijing; Dylan Thomas Centre to receive grant; Naomi Shihab Nye on reading poetry out loud; and other news.

More

Gabriel García Márquez Released From Hospital, Oxford University Press Offers Free Access for National Library Week, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.9.14

Joan Didion reviews Maggie Shipstead’s Astonish Me; looking ahead to the Los Angeles Festival of Books; British libraries branch out to attract visitors; and other news.

More

Award Series

Award Series

Two prizes of $5,500 each and publication by a participating press are given annually for a poetry collection and a short story collection. In addition, two prizes of $2,500 each and publication by a participating press are given annually for a novel and a book of creative nonfiction. For the Donald Hall Prize in Poetry, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages; Joy Harjo will judge, and the University of Pittsburgh Press will publish the winning collection. For the Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction, submit a manuscript of 150 to 300 pages; Alice McDermott will judge, and the University of Massachusetts Press will be the publisher. For the novel award, submit a manuscript of at least 60,000 words; Mary Gaitskill will judge, and New Issues Press will be the publisher. For the creative nonfiction award, submit a manuscript of 150 to 300 pages; John Phillip Santos will judge, and the University of Georgia Press will be the publisher. The entry fee for each award is $30 ($20 for AWP members). Using the online submission system, submit manuscripts between January 1 and February 28. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Big Moose Prize

Big Moose Prize

A prize of $1,000, publication by Black Lawrence Press, and 10 author copies is given annually for a novel. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 90 to 1,000 pages with a $25 entry fee by January 31. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Book Awards

Book Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by Noemi Press are given annually for a poetry collection and a novel or short story collection. The editors will judge. Submit up to 70 pages of poetry or a fiction manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Book Awards

Book Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for books of poetry and fiction published during the previous year. The Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award is given for a poetry collection of at least 48 pages. The John Gardner Fiction Book Award is given for a novel or a short story collection. Publishers may submit three copies of books published in 2013 by March 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize

Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize

A prize of $15,000 and publication by Fiction Collective Two, an imprint of University of Alabama Press, is given annually for a short story collection, a novella or novella collection, or a novel. U.S. writers who have published at least three books of fiction are eligible. Rikki Ducornet will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of any length, a brief bio, and a list of three previously published works of fiction with a $25 entry fee by November 10. Call, e-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Devil's Kitchen Reading Awards

Devil's Kitchen Reading Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each and an all-expenses-paid trip to give a reading at the Devil's Kitchen Fall Literary Festival at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale are given annually for a book of poetry and a novel or a collection of short fiction or creative nonfiction published in the previous year. Authors and publishers may submit one copy of a book published in 2013 and a brief biography, including publication history, with a $20 entry fee by February 1. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Doris Bakwin Award

Doris Bakwin Award
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Carolina Wren Press is given biennially for a short story collection, a novel, or a memoir by a woman. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 50,000 words with a $20 entry fee by March 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Eludia Award

Eludia Award

A prize of $1,000, publication by Sowilo Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing, and 10 author copies is given annually for a first novel or short story collection by a woman over 40 who has not published a book of fiction. Submit a manuscript of any length with a synopsis, biography, résumé, and $25 entry fee by March 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Ernest J. Gaines Award

Ernest J. Gaines Award

A prize of $10,000 is given annually to an African American author for a book of fiction published during the previous year. Thomas Beller, Anthony Grooms, Phillip Lopate, Francine Prose, and Patricia Towers will judge. Submit 10 copies of a short story collection, a novel, or a novella published in 2012 by April 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Fellowship Competition

Fellowship Competition

A prize of $1,000, publication in Quarterly West, and tuition to attend the Writers at Work Conference in Alta, Utah, in June is given annually for a group of poems, a short story or a novel excerpt, and an essay. Writers who have not published a book in the genre in which they are applying are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit up to six poems totaling no more than 10 pages or up to 5,000 words of prose with a $25 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fiction Award

Fiction Award

A prize of $2,500, publication by Elixir Press, and 25 author copies is given biennially for a short story collection or novel. Phong Nguyen will judge. Submit a manuscript of 120 to 500 pages with a $40 entry fee by May 31. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fiction Award

Fiction Award

A prize of approximately $15,000 is given annually to an emerging fiction writer. Writers who have published up to two books of fiction or a number of stories in literary journals are eligible. Submit a published novel or short story collection; two additional writing samples, which may be books, single stories, or novel excerpts; and a résumé with a $100 entry fee by April 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.