Three prizes valued at $4,000 each are given annually for a group of poems, a short story, and a novel-in-progress by writers who have not published a book with a major publisher. The winners will each receive $500 and full tuition, airfare, and lodging to attend the Key West Literary Seminar and Workshop Program in January 2018 in Key West, Florida. Using the online submission system, submit five to seven poems of any length, a short story of up to 22 pages, or an excerpt of a novel-in-progress of no more than 30 pages with a cover letter, a letter of recommendation, and contact information for two references by June 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Key West Literary Seminars, Emerging Writer Awards, 717 Love Lane, Key West, FL 33040. (305) 293-9291.