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Book Awards

Book Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by Noemi Press are given annually for a poetry collection and a novel or short story collection. The editors will judge. Submit up to 70 pages of poetry or a fiction manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Nimrod Literary Awards

Nimrod Literary Awards

Two prizes of $2,000 each and publication in Nimrod International Journal are given annually for works of poetry and short fiction. The winners also receive transportation and lodging to attend the awards ceremony and writing conference in Tulsa in October. A runner-up in each category receives $1,000 and publication in Nimrod International Journal. U.S. writers may submit three to 10 pages of poetry or up to 7,500 words of fiction with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Nimrod International Journal, by April 30. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Writing Contest

Writing Contest

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in New South are given annually for a poem and a story or an essay. Roger Reeves will judge in poetry; Rebecca Makkai will judge in prose. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems or up to 9,000 words of prose with a $15 entry fee, which includes a subscription to New South, by April 15. All entries are considered for publication. E-mail or 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 2014 by April 1. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

David Nathan Meyerson Fiction Prize

David Nathan Meyerson Fiction Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Southwest Review is given annually for a short story by a writer who has not published a full-length book of fiction. Submit a story of up to 8,000 words with a $25 entry fee by May 1. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Literary Prize

Literary Prize

A prize of $50,000 is given biennially for a third, fourth, or fifth published book of fiction. Self-published books and English translations are eligible. Erin McGraw, Sigrid Nunez, and Daniel Torday will judge. Submit five copies of a short story collection or novel published between June 1, 2013, and May 31, 2015, by May 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Book Awards

Book Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for books of poetry and fiction published during the previous year. The Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award is given for a poetry collection of at least 48 pages. The John Gardner Fiction Book Award is given for a novel or a short story collection. Publishers may submit two copies of books published in 2014 by March 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Orlando Prizes

Orlando Prizes

Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Los Angeles Review are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay by women writers. Submit a poem of no more than 36 lines, a short story of up to 1,500 words, a short short story of up to 500 words, or an essay of up to 1,500 words with a $15 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Devil's Kitchen Reading Awards

Devil's Kitchen Reading Awards

Three prizes of $1,000 each and an all-expenses-paid trip to give a reading at the Devil's Kitchen Fall Literary Festival at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in October 2015 are given annually for a poetry collection, a novel or a collection of short fiction, and a book of creative nonfiction published in the previous year. Authors and publishers may submit one copy of a book published in 2014 and a brief biography, including publication history, with a $20 entry fee by February 2. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

First Novel Fellowship

First Novel Fellowship
A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a novel-in-progress by a U.S. writer who has not published a novel. A selection from the winning work is published in Provincetown Arts, and the winner also receives travel and lodging expenses to attend the annual James Jones Literary Society Conference in Robinson, Illinois, in November 2015. Runners-up will receive $1,000. Submit the first 50 pages of a book-length fiction manuscript and a two-page outline of the book with a $30 entry fee ($33 for electronic submissions) by March 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.