Fiction

NANO Prize

Submit 300 words or fewer of fiction. Judged by Kim Chinquee.

Published: July 15, 2014

Lee and Low New Voices Award

Given for a children’s picture book manuscript by a writer of color. Open to residents of the United States and who have not previously had a children’s picture book published. Manuscripts should address the needs of children of color by providing stories with which they can identify and relate, and which promote a greater understanding …

Published: July 15, 2014

Juniper Prizes

Submit a novel, novella or collection of stories between 150 and 350 pages. Also awards an original manuscript of poems between 50 and 70 pages by a writer who already has published at least one full-length book of poetry, not including chapbooks. Submit by regular mail or online submission manager.

Published: July 15, 2014

Dogwood 2015 Contest

Submit fiction or nonfiction up to 22 pages or one to three poems (max 10 pages) using the online submission manager. Creative nonfiction judged by Jill Christman, poetry judged by Mark Neely and fiction judged by Rachel Basch.

Published: July 15, 2014

Black Warrior Review Contests

Submit one fiction or nonfiction submission, max 7,000 words, or up to three poems. Judged by Richard Siken (poetry), Lily Hoang (fiction/prose) and Kiese Laymon (nonfiction).

Published: July 15, 2014