A prize of $1,000 is given annually to an Ohio fiction writer or creative nonfiction writer age 30 or under who has not published a book. Writers born in Ohio or who have lived in Ohio for a minimum of five years are eligible. Submit up to four stories, essays, or excerpts of longer works of fiction or creative nonfiction totaling 10 to 40 pages by January 31. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Ohioana Library Association, Walter Rumsey Marvin Grant, 274 East First Avenue, Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43201. (614) 466-3831. David Weaver, Executive Director.