A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction published in the previous year that "illuminates the heritage of America's mid-continental prairies." Authors and publishers may submit two copies of a poetry collection, a short story or essay collection, a novel, or a memoir published in 2016 by April 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Prairie Heritage, Inc., Jan Garton Prairie Heritage Book Award, 11003 Lower McDowell Road, Junction City, KS 66441. (785) 539-5592. Margy Stewart, Contact.