Schaffner Press

Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature

January 31, 2024 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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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.” English translations of works originally written in another language with the author’s permission are accepted. Submit a poetry collection of at least 60 pages; a story collection of 50,000 to 80,000 words; or a novel, essay collection, or memoir 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. Sean Murphy, Senior Editor.