Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award
Deadline December 15, formerly December 31. Recommended free contest awards $1,000 for a book published within 3 calendar years immediately preceding the year of the competition (e.g., a copyright notice of 2017-2019 for current contest) by authors with a connection to the state of Kansas by birth, education, employment, residence, or other significant claim. Award alternates between genres every 3 years. Fiction is the 2019 deadline genre, and entries must be book-length novels or collections of short stories. Publishers, authors, or anyone interested in seeing a book considered must submit 2 copies of each book nominated. Sponsored by Washburn University's Center for Kansas Studies, the Thomas Fox Averill Kansas Studies Collection at Mabee Library, and the Friends of Mabee Library.
Published: September 26, 2019