Poets & Writers, Inc.

Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award
Deadline: 
- Check back on October 15 for Upcoming Deadline
E-mail address: 
bmarcus@pw.org

Two prizes of $500 each are awarded annually to a poet and a fiction writer from a select state. Each winner also receives an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City to give a reading and meet with writers, editors, publishers, and agents, as well as a one-month residency at the Jentel Artist Residency Program in Wyoming. The 2013 contest is open to residents of Alabama. Poets and fiction writers who have published no more than one full-length book in the genre in which they are applying are eligible. Evie Shockley will judge in poetry, and Victor LaValle will judge in fiction. Submit five copies of up to 10 pages of poetry or 25 pages of fiction by December 1. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Poets & Writers, Inc., Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award, 90 Broad Street, Suite 2100, New York, NY 10004. Bonnie Rose Marcus, Contact.