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Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize

Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize

A prize of $15,000 and publication by Fiction Collective Two, an imprint of University of Alabama Press, is given annually for a short story collection, a novella or novella collection, or a novel. U.S. writers who have published at least three books of fiction are eligible. Stacey Levine will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of any length, a brief bio, and a list of three previously published books of fiction with a $25 entry fee by November 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition

Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition

A prize of $1,000, publication by National Federation of State Poetry Societies Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 70 pages with a $25 entry fee ($20 for National Federation of State Poetry Societies members) by October 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize

A prize of $3,000 and publication by St. Augustine's Press is given annually for a poetry collection that pays close attention to form. Roger Kimball, Alan Shapiro, and David Yezzi will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 60 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Literary Nonfiction Prize

Literary Nonfiction Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by University of New Mexico Press is given annually for a book of creative nonfiction. Cheryl Strayed will judge. Submit a manuscript of 150 to 400 pages with a $25 entry fee ($27 for electronic submissions), which includes a subscription to River Teeth, by October 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Nilsen Literary Prize

Nilsen Literary Prize

A prize of $2,000 and publication by Southeast Missouri State University Press is given annually for a novel, a novella, or a collection of linked stories by a U.S. writer who has not yet published a novel. Submit a manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by November 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Best Translated Book Awards

Best Translated Book Awards

Two awards of $10,000 each will be given annually for a poetry collection and a short story collection or novel translated into English for the first time and published in the previous year. The winning author will receive $5,000; the translator or group of translators will receive $5,000. Submit five copies of a translated poetry collection or nine copies of a translated book of fiction published in 2014 by November 14. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Brittingham and Felix Pollak Prizes

Brittingham and Felix Pollak Prizes

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by University of Wisconsin Press are given annually for poetry collections. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 90 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 15. Send an SASE or 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 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.

Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize

Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize

A prize of $5,000 and publication by University of Arkansas Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Billy Collins will judge. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 90 pages with a $28 entry fee by September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry and Fiction Prizes

Poetry and Fiction Prizes

Two prizes of $1,000 each, publication by Washington Writers, and 50 author copies are given annually for a poetry collection and a short story collection or a novel. Writers who live in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia within a 75-mile radius of the U.S. Capitol are eligible. For the Jean Feldman Poetry Prize, submit two hard copies or one electronic copy of a poetry manuscript of 50 to 70 pages with a $25 entry fee by November 1. For the Washington Writers' Fiction Prize, submit two hard copies or one electronic copy of up to 350 pages of fiction with a $25 entry fee by November 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.