A prize of $50,000 will be given annually for a book of fiction or creative nonfiction about New York City or that takes place in New York City published in the current year. Anna Akbari, Ric Burns, Stephanie Danler, Christina Greer, Tom Healy, Mitchell Moss, Patricia Park, Melissa Rivero, Safiya Sinclair, and Dennis Walcott will judge. Using the online nomination form, nominate a novel, short story collection, essay collection, memoir, or other book of fiction or creative nonfiction published between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020, by November 1; upon request of the organization, mail a finished copy of the book. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Gotham Book Prize, 251 Park Avenue South, New York, NY, 10010.