GLCA New Writers Awards
Deadline June 25, formerly July 25. Recommended free contest gives a reading tour of 13 Midwestern colleges, with a $500 honorarium per visit, for the US or Canadian author of a book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction that is the author's first published book in that genre. One winner in each category. Publisher should submit 4 copies of book along with publicity materials. Publisher may enter only one work in each genre. Self-published titles accepted. Books must have been published in the US or Canada between spring of the previous year and spring of the deadline year. Selection process favors recipients of major first-book awards.
Published: June 6, 2018