Items Tagged With book awards

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.

Green Rose Prize

Green Rose Prize
A prize of $2,000 and publication by New Issues Poetry & Prose is given annually for a poetry collection. Poets who have published at least one book-length collection of poetry are eligible. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 120 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Ohio University Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 95 pages with a $30 entry fee by October 31. Call 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. Submit four copies of a book (or bound galleys) published in 2014 with a $50 entry fee by October 1. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

T. S. Eliot Prize

T. S. Eliot Prize

A prize of $2,000 and publication by Truman State University Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Yale Series of Younger Poets

Yale Series of Younger Poets
A publication award is given annually by Yale University Press to a poet under the age of 40 who has not published a book-length collection of poetry. Carl Phillips will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 64 pages with a $25 entry fee between October 1 and November 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Philip Levine Prize in Poetry

Philip Levine Prize in Poetry

A prize of $2,000, publication by Anhinga Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Peter Everwine will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Book Contest

Book Contest

A prize of $1,000, publication by Brick Road Poetry Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Keith Badowski and Ron Self will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by November 1. All entries are considered for publication. 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.

National Book Prize in Fiction

National Book Prize in Fiction

A prize of $5,000 is given every three years for a recently published book of fiction by a writer living in the United States who has published at least one previous book of fiction. The winner also receives an all-expenses-paid trip to Boston to give a reading and lead a craft class at the Muse and Marketplace Conference. Submit a short story collection, novella collection, or novel (or bound galleys) published between January 1, 2014, and May 1, 2015, a curriculum vitae, and a proposal for a craft class with a $30 entry fee by October 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.