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James Jones First Novel Fellowship


Saturday, March 1, 2014


Entry Fees

$25 check or money order, payable to Wilkes University. Add $3 processing fee for online submissions.


$10,000 first place, $750 for two runners up.


Awarded annually to an American author of a first fiction novel-in-progress. Submit via regular mail or online submission form. Submit a two-page (maximum) outline of the entire novel and the first 50 pages.

Contact Information

James Jones First Novel Fellowship, c/o MA/MFA in Creative Writing, Wilkes University, 84 W. South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766.
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