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Red Hen Press Fiction Award


Thursday, September 1, 2016



Entry Fees



$1000 Award


Established in 2015 to nurture the unique and vibrant channels through which fiction has carried us, the Red Hen Fiction Award is for a fresh and original story of fiction with a minimum of 150 pages. The awarded fiction manuscript is selected through an annual submission process which is open to all authors. Award is $1000 and publication of the awarded manuscript by Red Hen Press. Entry fee is $20.00. Name on cover sheet only, with a 150 page minimum. Send SASE for notification. Entries must be postmarked by September 1, 2016.

The award is open to all writers with the following exceptions:

A) Authors who have had a full length work published by Red Hen Press, or a full length work currently under consideration by Red Hen Press;

B) Employees, interns, or contractors of Red Hen Press;

C) Relatives of employees or members of the executive board of directors;

D) Relatives or individuals having a personal or professional relationship with any of the final judges where they have taken any part whatsoever in shaping the manuscript, or where, for whatever reason, selecting a particular manuscript might have the appearance of impropriety.

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Contact Information

Please submit materials to:

Attn: Red Hen Press Fiction Award
Red Hen Press
P.O. Box 40820
Pasadena, CA 91114

Or use our online submission tool by clicking here or pasting this link into your browser:



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