Submissions for the 2024 New American Fiction Prize are now open. Winner will receive a contract including a $1500, publication, twenty-five copies, and promotional support.
DEADLINE: June 15, 2024.
All full-length fiction manuscripts are welcome, including novels, novellas, collections of stories and/or novellas, novels in verse, linked collections, as well as full-length collections of flash fiction and short-shorts. Full-length fiction manuscripts tend to be at least 100 pages. There is no maximum length.
To submit, please access our convenient online submission manager, which saves paper and helps keep things organized. Entry fee is $25.
We read manuscripts blind, so please exclude identifying information from the manuscript itself. All necessary contact information is included in your Submittable file.
Simultaneous submissions are accepted and encouraged. Please contact us immediately if your manuscript is accepted for publication elsewhere.
Final judge this year is KALANI PICKHART, whose novel I Will Die in a Foreign Land received the 2022 New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award and was long-listed for the Virginia Commonwealth University Cabell First Novelist Award. Her short fiction has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, TriQuarterly Review, and elsewhere.
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