A prize of up to $4,000 is given annually for a book of fiction or creative nonfiction published during the previous year by a writer who is a resident of the Midwest (or who previously resided in the Midwest for at least five years) or is set in the Midwest. The prize may be split if more than one winner is selected. Writers who have published up to three books are eligible. Self-published books are not eligible. Authors or publishers may submit two copies of books published in 2019 and an author bio by December 10. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Friends of American Writers, Literature Awards, 748 Western Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Karen Pulver, Contact.