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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. Carl Phillips 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.

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. Derek Pell 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.

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 in April 2016. Submit two copies of a book of at least 48 pages, published between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015, and a curriculum vitae by August 31. There is no entry fee. 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. Richard Blanco 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.

Library of Poetry Book Award

Library of Poetry Book Award

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Bitter Oleander Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee between May 1 and June 15. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

National Book Awards

National Book Awards
Three prizes of $10,000 each are given annually to honor a book of poetry, a book of fiction, and a book of nonfiction written by U.S. writers and published in the United States during the previous year. Finalists in each category receive $1,000 each. Using the online submission system, publishers may submit an entry form by May 15. Six copies of books, bound galleys, or bound manuscripts published or scheduled for publication between December 1, 2014, and November 30, 2015, should be submitted to the judges and to the National Book Foundation by July 1 with a $135 entry fee per title. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

FIELD Poetry Prize

FIELD Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Oberlin College Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $28 entry fee, which includes a subscription to FIELD: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, during the month of May. 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 14, 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.

Drue Heinz Literature Prize

Drue Heinz Literature Prize

A prize of $15,000 and publication by University of Pittsburgh Press is given annually for a collection of short fiction. The prize is open to writers who have published a book of fiction or a minimum of three short stories or novellas in nationally distributed magazines or literary journals. Submit a manuscript of 150 to 300 pages between May 1 and June 30. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Prize for Literature

Prize for Literature

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction by a writer who has lived in Maryland for at least three years and is currently a resident. Books published within the past three years or scheduled for publication in 2015 are eligible. Publishers, institutions, or individuals may submit three copies of a book or manuscript by June 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.