Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award
Deadline March 1 (must be received by this date), formerly February 10. Recommended free contest gives prizes of $500 apiece for poetry and fiction writers with no more than one published book in their genre. Prize includes an expenses-paid trip to NYC for a reading and consultation with editors and agents and a month-long residency in Wyoming. The 2024 award is for indigenous writers who are enrolled members of a Native American tribe in the contiguous United States or Alaska for at least two years prior to the deadline. Poetry submissions must be 7-10 single-spaced pages; fiction submissions must be 25 double-spaced pages maximum. Limit one entry per genre. Submit manuscript(s) and completed contest entry form online. Sponsored by Poets & Writers, the nation's largest nonprofit literary organization serving writers.
Published: December 27, 2023