Chautauqua Institution

Chautauqua Janus Prize

February 28, 2023 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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A prize of $5,000 and publication in Chautauqua is given annually for a single work of fiction or nonfiction by an emerging writer displaying “daring formal and aesthetic innovations that upset and reorder readers’ imaginations.” The winner will also give a lecture during the summer 2023 season of the Chautauqua Institution. Writers who have not published a book of over 15,000 words and/or 100 pages in any prose genre are eligible. Submissions may consist of unpublished work or work published no earlier than April 2022. Submit a manuscript of up to 15,000 words totaling no more than 100 pages with a $20 entry fee by February 28. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua Janus Prize, P.O. Box 28, 1 Ames Avenue, Chautauqua, NY 14722. Sony Ton-Aime, Contact.