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Book Awards

Book Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by Noemi Press are given annually for a poetry collection and a novel or short story collection. The editors will judge. Submit up to 70 pages of poetry or a fiction manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by April 30. 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 not 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.

Open Competition

Open Competition

Five prizes of $1,000 each and publication by participating trade, university, or small press publishers are given annually for poetry collections. Publishers currently include Fence Books, HarperCollins, Milkweed Editions, Penguin Books, and the University of Georgia Press. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 64 pages with a $30 entry fee by February 28. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Hudson Prize

Hudson Prize

A prize of $1,000, publication by Black Lawrence Press, and 10 author copies is given annually for a collection of poems or short stories. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poetry manuscript of 45 to 95 pages or a fiction manuscript of 120 to 280 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 31. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for 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.

Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Marsh Hawk Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Brenda Hillman will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 84 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize

A prize of $2,000, publication by Saturnalia Books, and 20 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Gerald Stern will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $35 entry fee ($30 for electronic submissions) by April 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Prairie Schooner Book Prizes

Prairie Schooner Book Prizes

Two prizes of $3,000 each and publication by University of Nebraska Press are given annually for collections of poetry and short fiction. Submit a manuscript of at least 50 pages of poetry or 150 pages of fiction with a $25 entry fee by March 15. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize

Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize
A prize of $2,500 and publication by Kent State University Press is given annually for a first poetry collection. The winner also gives a reading at Kent State University with the judge, who this year is Jane Hirshfield. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 70 pages with a $28 entry fee by May 1. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry Center Prizes

Poetry Center Prizes

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in the Cleveland State University Poetry Series are given annually for poetry collections. The First Book Prize is open to poets who have not published a book. Ilya Kaminsky will judge. The Open Competition is given to a poet who has published at least one poetry collection of 48 pages or more. Erin Belieu will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for electronic submissions) by March 16. Visit the website for complete guidelines.