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The Walt Whitman Award is a $5,000 prize awarded, along with publication, to an American poet with a winning first book manuscript.
He or she also receives an all-expenses-paid six-week residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center in Umbria, Italy, and a trip to New York City to attend the American Poets Prizes ceremony.
When I was about 12, I saw an ad in a magazine for a poetry contest that sounded fancy and impressive, something like “International Library of Poetry.” I bled poetry at that age, so I crossed my fingers and sent in a poem I’d been slaving over for weeks.
Sadly, not much has changed when it comes to companies trying to take advantage of writers who want a chance at recognition and maybe a little bit of money.
Honoring the best work of fiction published by an American author in a single calendar year, this award has been given to the likes of John Updike, Philip Roth and Ann Patchett.
Novels, novellas, and collections of short stories are all eligible.This boutique publishing firm offers a prize of a publishing contract to its contest winner.Submit a novel of 20,000 words or more in any fiction genre (no fanfic, short stories or poetry).A second place prize of 0 is also available, as well as three runner-up prizes of 0 each.Presented by Lee & Low Books, an award-winning children’s book publisher, this award is given for a previously unpublished children’s picture book manuscript (of no more than 1,500 words) written by a writer of color.This contest is a little different, because it requires you to already have published a short story in a literary journal or cultural website.But if you’ve made your debut (but gone no further), you may be eligible for the generous cash prize of ,000, which is annually awarded to 12 emerging writers, whose works are then published together in an anthology.Fiction and nonfiction writers who have recently published a book that “contribute[s] to our understanding of racism and our appreciation of cultural diversity” are eligible for this award, which offers ,000 cash as well media and publicity opportunities.Presented by the Arts Club of Washington, this award seeks to honor nonfiction books that deal with the “visual, literary, media, or performing arts.” The prize is ,000 and may be awarded to works of criticism, art history, memoirs and biographies, and essays. It awards ,000 — and a 24-karat-gold-framed citation of achievement — the best piece of fiction set during a period when the U. was at war (war may either be the main plot of the piece or simply provide the setting). Authors must reside in the state of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin — or they must set their book in one of those locations.You must also have already published a novel or book-length work of fiction “with a reputable publisher,” or no fewer than three short stories or novellas in nationally-recognized journals.If you’re an American poet who’s already celebrated their 40th birthday and has yet to publish your first collection, you’re in luck: you’re eligible to submit your manuscript to the Poetry Foundation’s first book contest, honoring Emily Dickinson — whose work, of course, also went unpublished for far too long.