Expired: Association of Writers & Writing Programs awards

Association of Writers & Writing Programs awards

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) sponsors the Award Series, 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.

There are four Prizes:
• The Donald Hall Prize for Poetry (Judge: Kim Addonizio);
• The Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction (Judge: Sue Miller);
• The AWP Prize for Creative Nonfiction (Judge: Gretel Ehrlich);
• The AWP Prize for the Novel (Judge: Zachary Lazar).

Poems and stories previously published in periodicals are eligible for inclusion in submissions, but manuscripts previously published in their entirety, including self-published manuscripts, are not eligible.

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

Awards:-
The Donald Hall Prize for Poetry offers an award of $5,500, supported by Amazon.com, and publication by the University of Pittsburgh Press.

The Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction offers an award of $5,500, supported by Amazon.com, and publication by the University of Massachusetts Press.

The AWP Prize for Creative Nonfiction offers an award of $2,500 and publication by the University of Georgia Press.

The AWP Prize for the Novel offers an award of $2,500 and publication by New Issues.

Deadline:- 28-02-2017

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