New American Press will host a reading event at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture and Design on Thursday, March 24, from 5:30pm until 10:00pm. The event will be held in conjunction with the annual conference of the Association of Writers and Writing Conferences. Entry and refreshments are free. We will celebrate the launch of Erica
Submissions for the 2022 New American Fiction Prize are open. Winner will receive a contract including a $1,500 advance, publication, twenty-five copies, and promotional support. Deadline is June 15, 2022. 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
We’re pleased to announce that Quan Barry has selected VIA COMBUSTA by Sara Fetherolf of Long Beach, CA, to receive the 2021 New American Poetry Prize! Sara is a poet, essayist, storyteller, and librettist, whose work has appeared in Muzzle, Indiana Review, The California Journal of Poetics and Plath Profiles, among others. Their debut work
We’re pleased to announce that Kristen Arnett has selected THE GHOSTS OF OTHER IMMIGRANTS: STORIES by Maija Mäkinen of Brooklyn, NY, to receive the 2021 New American Fiction Prize! A Finnish-born writer and translator, Maija’s stories, essays, and poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review; Short, Vigorous Roots (Ooligan Press); Porterhouse Review;
Submissions are now closed for the 2022 New American Poetry Prize. The winning manuscript will be published and its author will receive $1500, 25 copies, and promotional support. Manuscripts should be at least 48 pages, but there is no maximum length. All forms and styles of poetry are welcome. Extended deadline: February 14, 2022. We
Submissions for the 2021 New American Fiction Prize are open. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2021 Winner will receive a contract including a $1,500 advance, publication, and twenty-five copies. Final judge is Kristen Arnett.
Submissions for the 2021 New American Poetry Prize are now closed. Winner will receive a contract including a $1,500 advance, publication, and twenty-five copies. Final judge is Quan Barry.
We’re pleased to announce that Nick White has selected Proof of Me and Other Stories by Erica Plouffe Lazure of Exeter, New Hampshire,, to receive the 2020 New American Fiction Prize!
We’re pleased to announce that Corey Van Landingham selected ELIXIR by Janine Certo of East Lansing, Michigan, to receive the 2020 New American Poetry Prize!
We’re excited to announce that Judith Claire Mitchell has selected I Know You Love Me, Too, by Amy Neswald of Farmington, Maine, to receive the 2019 New American Fiction Prize! Amy is a fiction writer and independent filmmaker.