A prize of $1,000, publication by Sowilo Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing, and 10 author copies is given annually for a first novel or short story collection by a woman over the age of 40 who has not published a book of fiction. Submit a manuscript of any length with a synopsis, an author bio, a résumé, and a $30 entry fee by April 30. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Hidden River Publishing, Eludia Award, P.O. Box 63927, Philadelphia, PA 19147. (610) 764-0813. Debra Leigh Scott, Director.