Virginia Commonwealth University

Cabell First Novelist Award
- Check back on October 15 for Upcoming Deadline
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A prize of $5,000 is given annually for a first novel published during the previous year. The winner and the winner's editor and agent also receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the First Novelist Festival at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. A committee of novelists and critics, including 2014 winner Helene Wecker, will judge. Submit three copies of a book published in 2014 by January 14, 2015. There is no entry fee. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Virginia Commonwealth University, Cabell First Novelist Award, English Department, P.O. Box 842005, Richmond, VA 23284. Matthew Phipps, Contact.