Items Tagged With book awards

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, Adam Kirsch, and David Yezzi will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 60 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Ohio University Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 95 pages with a $30 entry fee by November 15. Call or 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. Submit four copies of a book (or bound galleys) published in 2015 with a $50 entry fee by October 1. Visit the website for the required entry form and 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. Andre Dubus III 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 published a novel. Submit a manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by November 1. 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 50 to 90 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for electronic submissions) by September 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Juniper Prizes

Juniper Prizes

Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication by University of Massachusetts Press are given annually for a first poetry collection, a poetry collection, a short story collection, and a novel or novella. James Haug and Dara Wier will judge in poetry; a jury of creative writing professors from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst will judge in fiction. Submit a poetry manuscript of 50 to 70 pages or a short story collection, novel, or novella of 150 to 350 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

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.