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Prairie Schooner Book Prize

Book Prize2018 Prairie Schooner Book Prize Contest

Deadline: March 15
Prize: $3000 and publication through University of Nebraska Press
Entry Fee: $25
Eligibility: Living writers, published or unpublished, including non-US citizens, writing in English, excluding past or present paid employees of Prairie Schooner or the University of Nebraska Press or current faculty or students at the University of Nebraska.
Questions: Email PSBookPrize@unl.edu
Journal Submission Guidelines: submission guidelines
Book Contest Guidelines: prairieschooner.unl.edu/book-prize

Contest Guidelines:

  • Fiction manuscripts (entirely short stories or one novella plus short stories) of at least 150 pages. No novels, single novellas or novella collections.
  • Poetry manuscript of at least 50 pages.
  • No previously published manuscripts, including self-publication.
  • Writers may enter both contests.
  • Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but notify immediately if accepted elsewhere.

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May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize

Book PrizeDeadline: June 30, 2017
JudgeJennifer Militello
Entry Fee: $25
Prize: $1,000 & publication
Submit: 50-80 page poetry manuscript
Website: http://www.bauhanpublishing.com/may-sarton-prize/

Last Day for Submissions for the 2017 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Book Prize!

Online submissions click button belowGuidelines and mailing address for paper submissions:

This year’s judge is Jennifer Militello, author of A Camouflage of Specimens and Garments (Tupelo Press, 2016), and Body Thesaurus (Tupelo Press, 2013), Flinch of Song, and the chapbook Anchor Chain, Open Sail. Her poems have been widely published in such journals as American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, and Ploughshares, among others. Militello teaches in the MFA program at New England College and lives in Goffstown, New Hampshire. This contest does not pre-screen manuscripts.

 The Prize:

It costs $25 per manuscript to submit, this fee helps cover contest costs so we can continue to find and publish great poets!

2017 marks the seventh annual May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize. Past winners include Louder than Hearts by Zeina Hashem Beck (selected by Betsy ShollDevil’s Paintbrush by Desirée Alvarez (selected by Mekeel McBride), Life of the Garment by Deborah Gorlin (selected by Gary Margolis), Twine by David Koehn (selected by Jeff Friedman) Come Down to Earth by Nils Michals (selected by Alice B. Fogel), and The Wreck of Birds by Rebecca Givens Rolland (selected by Walter Butts).  Be sure to check out their winning collections. Continue reading May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize