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Thursday, January 17, 2008

AWP Writing Contests

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) is accepting literary book submissions for its contest series. There are four awards for:

  • A book of poetry
  • A book of collected short fiction
  • A novel
  • A book of collected non-fiction

Submissions are being accepted between January 1 and February 28, 2008 for all categories.

Entry fee: $25 for nonmembers and $10 for AWP members


  • Donald Hall Prize in Poetry: $4,000 University of Pittsburgh Press

  • Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction: $4,000 Rhodes University of Massachusetts Press

  • AWP Prize in Creative Non´Čüction: $2,000 University of Georgia Press

  • AWP Prize in the Novel: $2,000 New Issues Press

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