Items Tagged With book awards

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.

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, 2014, and June 30, 2015, 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.

Fiction Award

Fiction Award

A prize of $2,000, publication by Elixir Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a short story collection or novel. The editors will judge. Submit a manuscript of 120 to 500 pages with a $40 entry fee by May 31. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Akron Poetry Prize

Akron Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,500 and publication by University of Akron Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Carmen Giménez Smith will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 48 to 90 pages with a $25 entry fee by June 15. 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.

Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Marsh Hawk Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Stephanie Strickland 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.

Iowa Poetry Prize

Iowa Poetry Prize

Publication by University of Iowa Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 150 pages with a $20 entry fee during the month of April. Call 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 debut poetry collection. The winner is also invited to give a reading at Kent State University with the judge, who this year is Adrian Matejka. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 70 pages with a $30 entry fee by May 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Richard Snyder Publication Prize

Richard Snyder Publication Prize

A prize of $1,000, publication by Ashland Poetry Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. The winner is also invited to give a reading at Ashland University. David St. John will judge. Submit a manuscript of 64 to 96 pages with a $25 entry fee ($27 for electronic submissions) by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry Center Prizes

Poetry Center Prizes

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by the Cleveland State University Poetry Center are given annually for poetry collections. The First Book Prize is open to poets who have not published a full-length book; Eileen Myles will judge. The Open Competition is given to a poet who has published at least one poetry collection of 48 pages or more; Lesle Lewis, Shane McCrae, and Wendy Xu will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.