A prize of $2,000 and publication by Southeast Missouri State University Press is given annually for a novel, novella, or collection of linked stories by a U.S. writer who has not published a novel. Submit a manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by November 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Southeast Missouri State University Press, Nilsen Literary Prize, One University Plaza, Mail Stop 2650, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. James Brubaker, Publisher.