A prize of $2,500 and publication in New Letters will be given annually for an essay. Submit up to 8,000 words of prose with a $24 entry fee, which includes a subscription to New Letters, by May 18. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
New Letters, Conger Beasley Jr. Award for Nonfiction, University of Missouri, 5101 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110. (816) 235-1169.