Tony Hillerman Prize
Deadline January 1 (must be received by this date), formerly January 2. Highly recommended free contest from St. Martin's Press awards $10,000 and publication by Minotaur Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, for a mystery novel set in the Southwestern US, by a US or Canadian author aged 18+ with no published books in that genre. Entries should be approximately 220 pages or 60,000 words (40,000 words minimum). Submit entry form and manuscript online or by mail. Early entries strongly encouraged. See full ms. formatting requirements on sponsor's website. Tony Hillerman was the author of the best-selling Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee mystery series set on a Navajo reservation.
Published: October 27, 2021