Two prizes of $500 each and publication by Autumn House Press will be given annually for a debut poetry collection and a debut book of fiction by writers who are 36 years old or younger. The winners will each also receive a $500 grant for travel and book promotion. Matthew Dickman will judge in poetry and Maryse Meijer will judge in fiction. Submit a poetry manuscript of 50 to 80 pages or a story collection, novella, or novel of 150 to 250 pages with a $25 entry fee by January 15, 2021. The submission fee may be waived in cases of financial need. All finalists will be considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Autumn House Press, Rising Writer Prizes, 5530 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.