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James Jones Literary Society

First Novel Fellowship

March 1, 2014 - Check back on December 15 for Upcoming Deadline
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A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a novel-in-progress by a U.S. writer who has not published a novel. A selection from the winning work is published in Provincetown Arts, and the winner also receives free travel and lodging to attend the annual James Jones Literary Society Conference in Robinson, Illinois. Runners-up will receive $1,000. Submit the first 50 pages of a book-length fiction manuscript and a one- to two-page outline of the book with a $30 entry fee ($33 for electronic submissions) by March 1. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

James Jones Literary Society, First Novel Fellowship, Creative Writing Program, Wilkes University, 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766. Bonnie Culver, Program Director.

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