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Indie Editor Roundtable: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 11.25.14

Melissa Faliveno, associate editor of Poets & Writers Magazine, talks with the editors of five independent presses about the kind of work they look to publish, the relationships they cultivate with their authors, and the balance between publishing traditional work and developing new and innovative ideas for both print and digital literature. Panelists include Abigail Beckel of Rose Metal Press, Robert Giron of Gival Press, Andy Hunter of Black Balloon Publishing, Kimberly Steele of Augury Books, and Kathleen Wheaton of Washington Writers' Publishing House.

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Women by Chloe Caldwell

Posted 10.15.14

Chloe Caldwell reads an excerpt from her novella, Women, published in October by Short Flight / Long Drive Books.

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Hillary Clinton Book Signing Draws 1,100 Fans, Author Among Malaysia Airlines Victims, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.21.14

First printed book in English sells for nearly $2 million; feminist author Laurie Penny attacked online; a poet enters the world of Las Vegas performance; and other news.

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Amtrak Writing Residency’s Fine Print, Roddy Doyle On Aging, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.10.14

Dostoyevsky film adaptation comes to New York; Barnes & Noble closes in Michigan; Author Walter Kirn’s friendship with a murderer; and other news.

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Calvino Prize

Calvino Prize

A prize of $1,500 and publication in Salt Hill Journal is given annually for a work of fabulist fiction written in the vein of Italo Calvino. The winner, if he or she resides in the 48 contiguous states or Washington, D.C., will also receive an all-expenses-paid trip to read at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 in February 2015. Robert Coover will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to 25 pages of a short story, a short story collection, a novel, or a novella with a $25 entry fee by October 14. Visit the website for 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. Stacey Levine will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of any length, a brief bio, and a list of three previously published books of fiction with a $25 entry fee by November 1. Call, e-mail, or 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.

Fiction Award

Fiction Award

A prize of $1,150 and publication by Leapfrog Press is given annually for a short story collection, a novel, or a novella. Mark Brazaitis and the editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 22,000 words with a $30 entry fee by May 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

First Novel Fellowship

First Novel Fellowship
A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a novel-in-progress by a U.S. writer who has not published a novel. A selection from the winning work is published in Provincetown Arts, and the winner also receives travel and lodging expenses to attend the annual James Jones Literary Society Conference in Robinson, Illinois, in November 2015. Runners-up will receive $1,000. Submit the first 50 pages of a book-length fiction manuscript and a two-page outline of the book with a $30 entry fee ($33 for electronic submissions) by March 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize

Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize

A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a book translated from German into English published in the United States during the previous year. The winner also receives an all-expenses-paid trip to the award ceremony in Chicago. Publishers may submit six copies of a poetry collection, a short story collection, a novel, a novella, or an essay collection published in 2013 by January 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Juniper Prizes

Juniper Prizes

Two prizes of $1,500 each and publication by University of Massachusetts Press are given annually for a poetry collection and a book of fiction. In poetry, the award alternates yearly between first and subsequent books. For this year's prize, poets who have published a book-length collection of poetry may submit a manuscript of 50 to 70 pages. Fiction writers may submit a short story collection, a novel, or a novella of 150 to 350 pages. For both prizes, the entry fee is $25, and the deadline is September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Morton and McCarthy Prizes

Morton and McCarthy Prizes

Two prizes of $2,000 each and publication by Sarabande Books are given annually for collections of poetry and fiction. For the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages; Mary Ruefle will judge. For the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, submit a manuscript of 150 to 250 pages of stories, novellas, or a short novel; Ben Marcus will judge. The entry fee for each award is $27, and the deadline is February 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

MVP Competition

MVP Competition
Two prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for book-length manuscripts of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by emerging writers. The winning works are published by New Rivers Press and distributed nationally through Consortium. Submit a poetry manuscript of 50 to 80 pages; a collection of short stories, novellas, or personal essays of 100 to 200 pages; or a novel or memoir of up to 400 pages with a $25 entry fee between September 15 and November 1. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Prize in Short Fiction

Prize in Short Fiction

A prize of $1,500 and publication by Ohio State University Press is given annually for a collection of short fiction. Submit a manuscript of 150 to 300 pages of short stories, novellas, or a combination of the two with a $20 entry fee during the month of January. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest

Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest

A prize of $1,500 and publication by Fiction Collective Two is given annually for a short story collection, a novella or novella collection, or a novel. U.S. writers who have not previously published a book with Fiction Collective Two are eligible. Michael Mejia will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by November 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Serena McDonald Kennedy Award

Serena McDonald Kennedy Award

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Snake Nation Press is given annually for a novella or short story collection. Submit a novella of up to 50,000 words or a short story collection of up to 200 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.