A prize of $15,000 is given annually for a book of fiction published during the current year. Four finalists will each receive $5,000. The winner and finalists will also be invited to read at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. in May 2019. Percival Everett, Ernesto Quiñonez, and Joy Williams will judge. Submit four copies (or bound galleys) of a short story collection, novella, or novel published in 2018 by October 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
PEN/Faulkner Foundation, Award for Fiction, 201 641 South Street NW, WeWork 3rd Floor, Washington, D.C. 20001. Shahenda Helmy, Programs & Logistics Director.