Brooklyn Nonfiction Prize
Deadline December 1 (must be received by this date), formerly November 23. Recommended free contest gives $500 for the best Brooklyn-focused nonfiction essay which is set in Brooklyn and is about Brooklyn and/or Brooklyn people/characters. Winner and four runners-up will be invited to read at the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival in December. These and other shortlisted entries will be published on the website. Editors are seeking compelling Brooklyn stories from writers with a broad range of backgrounds and ages who can render Brooklyn's rich soul and intangible qualities through the writer's actual experiences in Brooklyn. Essays should be 4-10 pages, maximum 2,500 words. Enter by email.
Published: September 7, 2019