Deadline May 29 (must be received by this date), formerly June 30. Highly recommended free contest gives a $10,000 achievement award to a US author whose prose work (fiction and nonfiction compete together) or body of work “makes a tangible impact on a social justice issue critical to contemporary society”. Nominated work should have been published within the past 2 years, use diverse media, and center on an issue that is emerging/on the ascendancy. This prize was launched in 2011 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of the antislavery classic 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'. Entrants may nominate themselves or be nominated by another. See website for entry form. Submit 250-word impact statement online and send 2 copies of the book or written work by mail.
Published: February 26, 2019