The sixth Tucson Festival of Books
Literary Awards is now accepting fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for the 2018
competitions. Deadline: October 31, 2017.
First-place winners in each category
will receive $1,000. Second-place winners receive $500, and third-place winners
$250. All winners will be awarded scholarships to the 2018 Tucson Festival of
Books Masters Workshop, March 12-13, on the University of Arizona campus,
following the Tucson Festival of Books, March 10-11
The top 50 entrants will be invited
to attend the Masters Workshop ($300).
For information on the literary awards and the
workshop, contact Meg Files at email@example.com.
• Submit five poems of any
length, a short story or novel chapter, or a nonfiction piece or book chapter
• Maximum length for prose
is 5,000 words per submission.
• Label each submission’s
genre with the title: fiction, nonfiction, poetry.
• $20 entry fee per
• No limit to number of
entries ($20 fee per entry)
• Categories NOT accepted:
stories for children or young adults, academic or how-to nonfiction.
• Double space prose
• Submit poems in a single
document with appropriate page breaks (up to five poems per submission).
• Submissions must be in
English and unpublished (self-published allowed).
• Writers must be age 18
• The author’s name must
not appear anywhere on the manuscript. Include name and contact information in
the “Cover Letter” box. Manuscripts with the author's name anywhere on them
will be disqualified.
• Authors retain all
rights to submitted work.
• Winning entries may be
published in an anthology of winners.
• Deadline: October 31,
• Winners and the
top 50 will be notified by December 22, 2017.
• First-, second-, and third-place winners in
each category receive scholarships to the Masters Workshop, March 12-13, 2018.
The top 50 finalists will be invited to attend the Masters Workshop ($300 fee).
More information: Meg Files, firstname.lastname@example.org