VCU Cabell First Novelist Award
Deadlines August 31, December 31, formerly September 14, January 14. Recommended free contest from Virgina Commonwealth University gives $5,000 for a first novel published in the US during the previous calendar year. Winner must attend an award event, which includes a public reading and other publicity opportunities. One prize per year, but two deadlines, depending on when book was published. Deadline is August 31 for books published January through June of the current calendar year. For books published July through December of this year, the deadline is December 31. Send 3 copies of published book.
Published: August 2, 2018