2020 AWP Award Series

2020 AWP Award Series

The Award Series is an annual competition for the publication of excellent new book-length works. The Award Series defines “book-lenght” as:
— Poetry: 48 pages minimum text;
— Short story or creative nonfiction collection: 150-300 manuscript pages;
— Novel: at least 60,000 words.

The AWP Award Series is open to all authors writing original works in English for adult readers. 

There are four Prizes:
• The Donald Hall Prize for Poetry 
• The Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction
• The AWP Prize for Creative Nonfiction 
• The AWP Prize for the Novel

Manuscripts must be uploaded to https://awp.submittable.com/submit between January 1 and February 29, 2020.


• Donald Hall Prize for Poetry: $5,500 and publication from the University of Pittsburgh Press
• Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction: $5,500 and publication from the University of Massachusetts Press
• AWP Prize for Creative Nonfiction: $2,500 and publication from the University of Georgia Press
• AWP Prize for the Novel: $2,500 and publication from New Issues Press

Deadline:- 29-02-2020

Entry fees:-
$30 for nonmembers and $20 for AWP members

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