A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a full-length fiction or nonfiction manuscript about serious physical illness by a writer who has personal experience with life-threatening illness. The winner also receives production and promotion of the book as an Audible e-book, and assistance from Audible to pursue print publication. Submit a manuscript of any length by January 2. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Center for Fiction, Christopher Doheny Award, 17 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017. Sara Batkie, Writing Programs Director.