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A prize of $10,000 is given annually to an African American author for a book of fiction published during the previous year. Thomas Beller, Anthony Grooms, Phillip Lopate, Francine Prose, and Patricia Towers will judge. Submit 10 copies of a short story collection, a novel, or a novella published in 2012 by April 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Ernest J. Gaines Award, 402 North Fourth Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. (225) 387-6126. Jessica Boone, Senior Project Manager.