Louise Meriwether First Book Prize
Deadline June 30 (must be received by this date), formerly June 28. Highly recommended free contest from the Feminist Press and TAYO Literary Magazine awards $5,000 and a publishing contract for a prose manuscript, 30,000-80,000 words, by a US woman/nonbinary writer of color aged 18+ who has never previously published a book. Novels, short story collections, memoirs, biographies, or other works of narrative nonfiction only (all genres compete together). Submit manuscript via email, along with a cover letter explaining how your work fits with TAYO and the Feminist Press as well as a brief list of up to three writers that you consider part of your writing lineage.
Published: April 14, 2020