A prize of $1,000 and publication by Red Hen Press is given annually for a short story collection, a novel, or an essay collection by a queer writer. Ryka Aoki will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 150 pages with a $5 entry fee by August 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Red Hen Press, Quill Prose Award, P.O. Box 40820, Pasadena, CA 91114. (626) 356-4760. Keaton Maddox, Associate Editor.