Aspen Words

Literary Prize

August 4, 2023 - Check back on June 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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A prize of $35,000 is given annually for a book of fiction published in the current year that “illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.” Novels, story collections, and translations of books of fiction published in the United States in 2023 are eligible. Publishers may submit a copy of the book and an entry form with a $95 entry fee by August 4. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Aspen Words, Literary Prize, 110 East Hallam Street, Suite 116, Aspen, CO 81611. Madeline Lipton, Contact.