W. Y. Boyd Literary Award

Deadline: 
December 1, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$0
Cash Prize: 
$5,000

A prize of $5,000 is given annually for a novel published in the previous year that is set in a period when the United States was at war. Publishers or authors may submit seven copies of a book published in 2016 by December 1. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

American Library Association, W. Y. Boyd Literary Award, Governance Office, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. (312) 280-3247. Cheryl Malden, Program Officer.

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Fellowships for Creative Writers

Deadline: 
October 5, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$0

At least three fellowships are given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers for four-week residencies at the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) in Worcester, Massachusetts, to support historical research and "imaginative, non-formulaic works dealing with pre-twentieth-century American history." Fellows will receive a stipend of $1,850. For residencies in 2017, using the online submission system submit up to 25 pages of poetry or prose, a project proposal, a résumé, and two letters of recommendation (sent directly to AAS by the references) by October 5. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

American Antiquarian Society, Fellowships for Creative Writers, 190 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609. (508) 471-2131. James David Moran, Director of Outreach.

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