A prize of $6,000 and publication by Melville House will be given biennially for a novella. Two runner-up prizes of $3,000 each will also be given. The winner and runners-up will also each receive lodging and travel expenses to attend the Miami Book Fair in 2020. Writers who have not published a full-length book of fiction are eligible. Justin Torres will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 17,000 to 40,000 words by May 10. The entry fee is $50 until April 30 and $70 thereafter. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Miami Book Fair, de Groot Prize for a Novella, 300 N.E. Second Avenue, Freedom Tower, Seventh Floor, Miami, FL 33132.