Green Rose Prize

Deadline: 
September 30, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$2,000
A prize of $2,000 and publication by New Issues Poetry & Prose is given annually for a poetry collection. Poets who have published at least one full-length collection of poetry are eligible. Submit a manuscript of 40 to 120 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

New Issues Poetry & Prose, Green Rose Prize, Western Michigan University, 1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008. (269) 387-8185. William Olsen, Editor.

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T. S. Eliot Prize

Deadline: 
October 31, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$2,000

A prize of $2,000 and publication by Truman State University Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Truman State University Press, T. S. Eliot Prize, 100 East Normal Avenue, Kirksville, MO 63501. (660) 785-7336. Barbara Smith-Mandell, Coordinator.

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Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize

Deadline: 
September 30, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$28
Cash Prize: 
$5,000

A prize of $5,000 and publication by University of Arkansas Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Billy Collins will judge. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 90 pages with a $28 entry fee by September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

University of Arkansas Press, Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize, Poetry Series, 105 North McIlroy Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701. (479) 575-7258.

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Juniper Prizes

Deadline: 
September 30, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$30
Cash Prize: 
$1,000
Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication by University of Massachusetts Press are given annually for a first poetry collection, a poetry collection, a short story collection, and a novel or novella. The creative writing faculty at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst will judge. Submit a poetry manuscript of 50 to 70 pages or a story collection, novel, or novella of 150 to 350 pages with a $30 entry fee by September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

University of Massachusetts Press, Juniper Prizes, 671 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003. (413) 545-2217. Karen Fisk, Competition Coordinator.

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Yale Series of Younger Poets

Deadline: 
November 15, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$25
An award of publication by Yale University Press is given annually for a poetry collection by an early-career poet who has not published a full-length book of poetry. Carl Phillips will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 64 pages with a $25 entry fee between October 1 and November 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Yale University Press, Yale Series of Younger Poets, P.O. Box 209040, New Haven, CT 06520.

Brittingham and Felix Pollak Prizes

Deadline: 
September 15, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$1,000
Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by University of Wisconsin Press are given annually for poetry collections. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 90 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for electronic submissions) by September 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

University of Wisconsin Press, Brittingham and Felix Pollak Prizes, English Department, 600 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706. Ronald Wallace, Poetry Series Editor.

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Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize

Deadline: 
November 1, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$15,000

A prize of $15,000 and publication by Fiction Collective Two, an imprint of University of Alabama Press, is given annually for a short story collection, novella, novella collection, or novel. U.S. writers who have published at least three books of fiction are eligible. Mary Caponegro will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of any length, a brief bio, and a list of three previously published books of fiction with a $25 entry fee by November 1. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fiction Collective Two, Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize, University of Alabama Press, P.O. Box 870380, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. (773) 702-7000.

Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest

Deadline: 
November 1, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$1,500

A prize of $1,500 and publication by Fiction Collective Two is given annually for a short story collection, novella, novella collection, or novel. U.S. writers who have not previously published a book with Fiction Collective Two are eligible. Elisabeth Sheffield will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of any length with a brief bio and a $25 entry fee by November 1. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Fiction Collective Two, Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest, University of Alabama Press, P.O. Box 870380, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. (773) 702-7000.

Poetry Prize

Deadline: 
September 30, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$3,000

A prize of $3,000 and publication by St. Augustine's Press is given annually for a poetry collection that pays close attention to form. Erica Dawson, Roger Kimball, and David Yezzi will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 60 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

New Criterion, Poetry Prize, 900 Broadway, Suite 602, New York, NY 10003.

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Literary Nonfiction Prize

Deadline: 
October 15, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

A prize of $1,000 and publication by University of New Mexico Press is given annually for a book of creative nonfiction. Andre Dubus III will judge. Submit a manuscript of 150 to 400 pages with a $25 entry fee ($27 for electronic submissions), which includes a subscription to River Teeth, by October 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

River Teeth, Literary Nonfiction Prize, Ashland University, 401 College Avenue, Ashland, OH 44805. (419) 289-5098.

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