Sunday, May 15, 2022
The $5000 Crook’s Corner Book Prize is given annually for best debut novel predominantly set in or pertaining to the American South (author may live anywhere). Books published between January 1, 2021 and May 15, 2022 may be submitted by authors or publishers. Self-published books are eligible, but e-books are not. Young adult books are not eligible. This year’s judge is Ben Fountain. For more information and complete guidelines, please visit www.crookscornerbookprize.com.