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
New American Fiction Prize
The NEW AMERICAN FICTION PRIZE is awarded each year to a full-length fiction manuscript, such as a story collection, novel, novella(s), or something that blends forms, like a novel in verse. The winner receives $1,500 and a book contract, as well as 25 author's copies and promotional support. The submission period is usually February 15 - June 15.
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 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;
“Erica Plouffe Lazure’s stories are downright combustible: Proof of Me begins, quite literally, with a bang, and the intensity never wavers.” — NICK WHITE, author of Sweet & Low and How to Survive a Summer “Every sentence of Lazure’s prose is stamped with authority and confidence.” — AIMEE BENDER, author of The Butterfly Lampshade “Put
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.
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!
Winner receives a publication contract, including a $1,500 advance, 25 author’s copies, and promotional support.
Deadline: June 15, 2020
Winner receives a publication contract, including a $1,200 advance, 25 author’s copies, and promotional support.
EXTENDED DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2019.