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The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize


Friday, January 15, 2016


Entry Fees

$30.00 entry fee per manuscript


• $1,000 prize money
• Publication of their collection
• 100 copies of the published book
• Distribution with our other 2016 fall titles through our partner UPNE (University Press of New England)


We at Bauhan Publishing are pleased to announce the establishment of a new prize: The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize. The prize will be awarded for a book-length collection (120-160 pages or 50,000-60,000 words) of nonfiction essays. The essays can take any form: personal essays, memoir in essay form, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel, historical account, etc. as long as they have never been published before as a collection.

Contact Information

For any questions about the contest please e-mail [email protected]

Submission guidelines are listed on our website and on our Submittable page



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