A prize of $5,000 is given annually for a novel published in the previous year that is set in a period when the United States was at war. Publishers or authors may submit seven copies of a book published in 2016 by December 1. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
American Library Association, W. Y. Boyd Literary Award, Governance Office, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. (312) 280-3247. Cheryl Malden, Program Officer.