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Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Off the Grid Press is given annually for a poetry collection by a poet over the age of 60. Tam Lin Neville and Bert Stern will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 70 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 31. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

A prize of $3,000 and publication by Red Hen Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Douglas Kearney will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 96 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 31. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize

Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize

A prize of $2,000 is given annually for a poetry collection by a resident of upstate New York. The winner must also give a reading and teach a master class at Utica College. Submit two copies of a book of at least 48 pages, published between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014, and a curriculum vitae by August 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

To the Lighthouse Prize

To the Lighthouse Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Red Hen Press is given annually for a poetry collection by a woman writer. The winner will also receive up to $1,000 in travel and promotional expenses. C. D. Wright will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 96 pages with a $20 entry fee by July 31. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Kenneth Patchen Award

Kenneth Patchen Award

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Journal of Experimental Fiction/Depth Charge Publishing is given annually for an innovative novel. James Chapman will judge. Submit a manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by July 31. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

NOS Book Contest

NOS Book Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Les Figues Press is given annually for an innovative book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction. Cross-genre collections are also eligible. Fanny Howe will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 62 to 250 pages with a $25 entry fee, which includes a book from the Les Figues Press catalogue, by September 15. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Tufts Poetry Awards

Tufts Poetry Awards

The $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award is given annually to honor a book of poetry by a midcareer U.S. poet. The winner spends one week in residence at Claremont Graduate University in California. The $10,000 Kate Tufts Discovery Award is given annually to honor a first book of poetry by "a poet of genuine promise." Poets, publishers, agents, or friends may submit eight copies of a book of poetry published between September 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014, with a list of previously published work by July 1. There is no entry fee. Call or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Book Prize

Book Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Barrow Street Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Denise Duhamel will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for electronic submissions) by June 30. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Prizes in Letters

Prizes in Letters

Three prizes of $10,000 each are given annually to U.S. writers to honor books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) published in the United States during the current year. For books published between January 1 and June 15, submit four copies of the book, an author biography and photograph, and a $50 entry fee by June 14. The deadline for books published during the second half of the year is October 1. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

National Book Awards

National Book Awards
Three prizes of $10,000 each are awarded annually to honor a book of poetry, a book of fiction, and a book of creative nonfiction written by U.S. writers and published in the United States during the eligibility year. Five finalists in each category receive $1,000 each. Publishers may submit an entry form by May 15. Books, bound galleys, or bound manuscripts published or scheduled for publication between December 1, 2013, and November 30, 2014, should be submitted to the judges and to the National Book Foundation by July 1. The entry fee is $125 per title. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.