Items Tagged With book awards

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 $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.

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.

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.

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. Angie Estes will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Send an SASE 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.

Paterson Fiction Prize

Paterson Fiction Prize

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a novel or short story collection published in the previous year. Publishers may submit books published in 2013 by April 1. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for the required entry form and 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.