McLaughlin-Esstman-Stearns First Novel Prize
Deadline May 31 (must be received by this date), formerly June 30. Highly recommended free contest sponsored by The Writer's Center in Bethesda, Maryland awards $3,000 for a first novel published by a US author in the previous calendar year. Short story collections, flash fiction, memoirs, biographies, and books published solely in electronic format are ineligible. Publishers or authors should submit 3 copies of book (no galleys).
Published: March 10, 2022