Three prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction published in the previous year. The winners also receive $500 in travel expenses to give a reading and teach a master class at Western Connecticut State University’s low-residency MFA program. Submit two copies of a book published in 2019 with a $25 entry fee by June 14. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Western Connecticut State University, Housatonic Book Awards, Writing Department, Higgins Hall 219, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810.