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Chautauqua Prize

Chautauqua Prize

A prize of $7,500 is given annually for a book of fiction or creative nonfiction published during the previous year. The winner also receives a weeklong, all-expenses-paid summer residency at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. Authors, publishers, agents, or readers may submit eight copies of a book (or bound galleys) published in 2013 with a $75 entry fee by December 31. Send an SASE or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Michael Shaara Book Prize

Michael Shaara Book Prize

A prize of $5,000 is given annually for a novel about the Civil War published during the previous year to "encourage fresh approaches to Civil War fiction." Publishers, critics, and authors may submit four copies of a book published in 2013 by December 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

Prizes of $10,000 each are given annually for books of fiction or nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) published during the previous year that "contribute to our understanding of racism or appreciation of the rich diversity of human cultures." Submit five copies of a book published in 2013 by December 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Open Competition

Open Competition

Two prizes of $4,000 each and publication by Southern Illinois University Press are given annually for two poetry collections by U.S. poets. Each winner will also give a reading at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Adrienne Su will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for online submissions), which includes a one-year subscription to Crab Orchard Review, by November 18. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

California Book Awards

California Book Awards

Three prizes are given annually to writers residing in California for books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction (including creative nonfiction). Prizes are also given for a first book of fiction and a book of fiction or nonfiction that relates to California. Authors or publishers may submit six copies of books published in 2013 by December 16. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

New American Poetry Prize

New American Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by New American Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Jillian Weise will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages with a $22.50 entry fee by December 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize

A prize of $2,000 and publication by the University of Tampa Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Selected poems will also be published in Tampa Review. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee, which includes a one-year subscription to Tampa Review, by December 31. 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 $25 entry fee by October 31. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Kinereth Gensler Awards

Kinereth Gensler Awards

At least one prize of $2,000, publication by Alice James Books, and a cooperative membership is given annually for a poetry collection by a poet living in New England, New York State, or New Jersey. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee ($30 for online submissions) by October 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Book Contest

Book Contest

A prize of $1,000, publication by Brick Road Poetry Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Keith Badowski and Ron Self will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by November 1. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.