Sherwood Anderson Foundation

Fiction Award
Deadline: 
- Check back on February 15 for Upcoming Deadline

A prize of approximately $15,000 is given annually to an emerging fiction writer. Writers who have published up to two books of fiction or a number of stories in literary journals are eligible. Submit a published novel or short story collection; two additional writing samples, which may be books, single stories, or novel excerpts; and a résumé with a $100 entry fee by April 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Sherwood Anderson Foundation, Fiction Award, 12330 Ashton Mill Terrace, Glen Allen, VA 23059. Anna McKean, President.

Current Issue

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Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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