Autumn House Press

Contest :: Autumn House Press Prizes in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction

Autumn House Press logoDeadline: June 15, 2021
Autumn House Full-Length Prizes (PoetryFiction, and Nonfiction): Winners of each prize receive publication of their full-length manuscripts. Each winner also receives $2,500 ($1,000 honorarium and a $1,500 travel/publicity grant to promote the book). The submission period closes June 15 (Eastern Time). To submit online, please visit our online submission manager. The judges for the 2021 full-length prizes are Eileen Myles (poetry), Deesha Philyaw (fiction), and Steve Almond (nonfiction).

Contest :: Autumn House Press 2021 Rising Writer Contests

Autumn House Press logoDeadline: January 15, 2021
The Autumn House Press Rising Writer Contests for Poetry and Fiction are for writers 36 years old or younger who have yet to publish a full-length book. In addition to publication, the winner also receives $1,000 ($500 advance against royalties and a $500 travel/publicity grant to promote the book), 35 author copies, distribution through the University of Chicago Press, and a post-publication prize package. The judge for the 2021 Rising Writer Prize in Poetry is Matthew Dickman. The judge for the 2021 Rising Writer Prize in Fiction is Maryse Meijer. For more info: www.autumnhouse.org/submissions/.

Contest :: Autumn House 2020 Poetry, Fiction & Nonfiction Contests

Autumn House Press logoDeadline: June 30, 2020
Autumn House Full-Length Contests for Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction are accepting submissions! Winners of each contest receive publication of their full-length manuscripts. Each winner also receives $2,500 ($1,000 advance against royalties and a $1,500 travel/publicity grant to promote the book). The submission period closes on June 30, 2020 (Eastern Time). To submit online, please visit our online submission manager. The judges for the 2020 full-length contests are Ilya Kaminsky (poetry), Dan Chaon (fiction), and Jaquira Díaz (nonfiction).