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Contest :: New American Press Extends 2022 New American Fiction Prize Deadline

2022 New American Fiction Prize

That’s right! If you missed the June 15 deadline for the 2022 New American Fiction Prize, you’re in luck! New American Press has announced they have extended the deadline to July 1. This year’s final judge is WEIKE WANG. Winner receives $1,500, publication, and 25 copies. Swing by their ad in the NewPages Classifieds for more information.

Contest :: 1 Week Left to Enter 2022 New American Fiction Prize

2022 New American Fiction Prize

That’s right! There’s only one week left to enter your full-length manuscripts to the 2022 New American Fiction Prize from New American Press. Manuscripts can be novels, novellas, collections of stories, etc. Weike Wang, author of Joan Is Okay (Random House 2022) is the final judge. Enter your manuscripts by June 15, 2022! See their ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

Contest :: June 15 Deadline to Enter 2022 New American Fiction Prize

2022 New American Fiction Prize

New American Press has announced the 2022 New American Fiction Prize with a deadline of June 15. Weike Wang, author of Joan is Okay, will act as final judge. All full-length fiction manuscripts are welcome. Winner receives publication contract including $1,500, 25 copies, and promotional support. View their ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

Contest :: 2022 New American Poetry Prize Extended Deadline February 14

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Extended Deadline: February 14, 2022
Submissions are now open for the 2022 New American Poetry Prize. Extended deadline: February 14, 2022. The winning author will receive a publication contract including $1,500, 25 copies, and promotional support. All forms and styles of poetry are welcome. Final judge this year is Eduardo C. Corral, author of Slow Lightning (2012), winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize, and Guillotine (2020). Please use Submittable to send your work.

June 2021 eLitPak :: Deadline Extension for 2021 New American Fiction Prize

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Extended Deadline: June 30, 2021
Winner receives $1,500
, publication, twenty-five copies, and promotional support. All full-length fiction manuscripts welcome, including novels; novellas; collections of stories, flash fiction, short-shorts; and linked collections. There is no maximum length. To submit, please access our convenient online submission manager. Final judge is Kristen Arnett, the NYT bestselling author of Mostly Dead Things (Tin House, 2019).

Contest :: 2021 New American Fiction Prize Extended Deadline

Screenshot of New American Press's flier for the NewPages June 2021 eLitPak
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Extended Deadline: June 30, 2021
Winner receives $1,500
, publication, twenty-five copies, and promotional support. All full-length fiction manuscripts are welcome, including novels, novellas, collections of stories, flash fiction, short-shorts, and linked collections. Full-length fiction manuscripts tend to be at least 30,000 words. There is no maximum length. To submit, please access our convenient online submission manager. Final judge is Kristen Arnett, the NYT bestselling author of Mostly Dead Things (Tin House, 2019), one of The New York Times top books of 2019 and a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in fiction.

New Stories from the Midwest 2020

New Stories from the Midwest 2018 coverNew Stories from the Midwest is celebrating its milestone 10th anniversary by presenting selections from previous volumes alongside new stories published in 2018 and 2019. Michael Martone is the guest editor for this volume.

Journals can submit up to six pieces of fiction published in 2018-19 for free. Writers can submit an unlimited amount of stories for $3/story.

A $100 prize is awarded to a story with exceptional power.

The deadline for nominations and submissions is February 1. All contributors receive two copies of the anthology and a discount on additional copies.

New Stories from the Midwest is published by New American Press, publisher of literary magazine¬†Mayday and home to the New American Prizes, to help bring more visibility to “the flourishing crop of Midwestern writers who consistently produce work that is innovative, engaging, finely crafted, and strong in voice.”