A prize of $1,000 and publication by Schaffner Press is given annually for a poetry collection, a novel, a story collection, an essay collection, or a memoir that “deals in some way with the subject of music and its influence.” Only works written in English, including translations with the original author’s approval, are eligible. Submit a poetry collection of at least 60 pages, a story collection of 50,000 to 80,000 words, or a novel, memoir, or essay collection of 75,000 to 100,000 words with a $25 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Schaffner Press, Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature, P.O. Box 41567, Tucson, AZ 85717.