Hudson Prize

Deadline: 
March 31, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

A prize of $1,000, publication by Black Lawrence Press, and 10 author copies is given annually for a collection of poems or short stories. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poetry manuscript of 45 to 95 pages or a fiction manuscript of 120 to 280 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 31. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Black Lawrence Press, Hudson Prize, 326 Bigham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211.

Fiction Award

Deadline: 
May 1, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$33
Cash Prize: 
$1,150

A prize of $1,150 and publication by Leapfrog Press is given annually for a short story collection, a novel, or a novella. Jeffery Renard Allen and the editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 22,000 words with a $33 entry fee by May 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Leapfrog Press, Fiction Award, P.O. Box 505, Fredonia, NY 14063. Lisa Graziano, Managing Editor.

Poetry Prize

Deadline: 
April 30, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Marsh Hawk Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Meena Alexander will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 84 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Marsh Hawk Press, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 206, East Rockaway, NY 11518. Sandy McIntosh, Publisher.

Book Prize

Deadline: 
March 15, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$22
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Slope Editions is given annually for a poetry collection. Dawn Lundy Martin will judge. Submit a manuscript of 40 to 90 pages with a $22 entry fee ($25 for electronic submissions) by March 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Slope Editions, Book Prize, 847 Bernardston Road, Greenfield, MA 01301. Christopher Janke, Senior Editor.

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Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation

Deadline: 
March 31, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$0
Cash Prize: 
$3,720

A prize of £3,000 (approximately $3,720) is given annually for a book of poetry or fiction translated from Arabic into English and published for the first time in English during the previous year. Translations of Arabic works of poetry or fiction originally published in 1967 or later are eligible. Publishers may submit five copies of a book published between April 1, 2016, and March 31, 2017, with three copies of the original work by March 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Banipal Trust for Arab Literature, Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation, Society of Authors, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB, England. Paula Johnson, Awards Secretary.

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Iowa Poetry Prize

Deadline: 
April 30, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$20
Cash Prize: 
$0

Publication by University of Iowa Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 150 pages with a $20 entry fee during the month of April. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

University of Iowa Press, Iowa Poetry Prize, 119 West Park Road, 100 Kuhl House, Iowa City, IA 52242. (319) 335-2000. James McCoy, Director.

Poetry Prize

Deadline: 
April 1, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$30
Cash Prize: 
$2,000

A prize of $2,000, publication by Saturnalia Books, and 20 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Ross Gay will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $30 entry fee by April 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Saturnalia Books, Poetry Prize, 105 Woodside Road, Ardmore, PA 19003.

Richard Snyder Publication Prize

Deadline: 
April 30, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

A prize of $1,000, publication by Ashland Poetry Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 64 to 96 pages with a $25 entry fee ($27 for electronic submissions) by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Ashland Poetry Press, Richard Snyder Publication Prize, Ashland University, 401 College Avenue, Ashland, OH 44805. Cassandra Brown, Managing Editor.

Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize

Deadline: 
May 1, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$30
Cash Prize: 
$2,500

A prize of $2,500 and publication by Kent State University Press is given annually for a debut poetry collection. The winner is also invited to give a reading at Kent State University with the judge, who this year is Khaled Mattawa. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 70 pages with a $30 entry fee by May 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Wick Poetry Center, Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44240. (330) 672-2067. Jessica Jewell, Assistant Director.

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Literary Prize

Deadline: 
May 15, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$0
Cash Prize: 
$50,000

A prize of $50,000 is given biennially for a third, fourth, or fifth published book of fiction. Self-published books and English translations are eligible. Jeffery Renard Allen, Ellen Litman, and Rene Steinke will judge. Submit five copies of a short story collection or novel published between June 2015 and May 2017 by May 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

St. Francis College, Literary Prize, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Ian Maloney, Contact.

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