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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 will also give a reading and teach a master class at Utica College in April 2017. Submit two copies of a book of at least 48 pages published between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016, and a curriculum vitae by August 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and 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. Dominic Ward will judge. Submit a manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by July 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

A prize of $3,000, publication by Red Hen Press, and a four-week residency at PLAYA in Summer Lake, Oregon, is given annually for a poetry collection. Afaa Michael Weaver will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 96 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 1. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Book Prize

Book Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Barrow Street Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Elaine Equi 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.

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 July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016, 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.

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, 2015, and November 30, 2016, 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.

Katherine Anne Porter Prize

Katherine Anne Porter Prize
A prize of $1,000 and publication by University of North Texas Press is given annually for a collection of short fiction. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 100 to 200 pages with a $25 entry fee between May 1 and June 30. Visit the website for 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. Writers who have published at least one previous book of fiction or a minimum of three short stories or novellas in nationally distributed magazines or literary journals are eligible. 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.