A prize of $1,000 and publication by Autumn House Press is given in alternating years for a debut work of poetry or fiction. The 2023 prize will be given for fiction. The winner will also receive a $500 grant for travel and book promotion. Matt Bell will judge. Submit a novel, novella, or story collection of 100 to 200 pages with a $25 entry fee by November 30. The submission fee may be waived in cases of financial need. All finalists are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Autumn House Press, Rising Writer Prize, 5530 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. (412) 362-2665.