Towson University | Prize for Literature

Towson University | Prize for Literature

Deadline: June 19, 2020 Cash Prize: $1,000   A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction by a current resident of Maryland who has lived in the state for at least three years. Books published within the past three years or scheduled for publication in 2020 are eligible. Publishers, institutions, or individuals may submit three copies of a book or manuscript by June 19.…

University of Pittsburgh Press

University of Pittsburgh Press

Drue Heinz Literature Prize Deadline: June 30, 2020   Cash Prize: $15,000   A prize of $15,000 and publication by University of Pittsburgh Press is given annually for a collection of short fiction. Writers who have published at least one previous book of fiction or a minimum of three short stories or novellas in nationally distributed magazines or literary journals are eligible. Submit a manuscript of 150 to 300 pages between May…