Veterans Writing Award
Deadline February 15. Recommended free contest from Syracuse University Press awards publication and $1,000 prize for a prose manuscript, 90,000 words maximum, by a US veteran, an active duty member of the US military, or one of their immediate family members who has never published a full-length manuscript before. This biennial contest alternates between fiction and nonfiction each award cycle; for 2023, the contest is for nonfiction (memoirs, collections of nonfiction essays, or creative nonfiction manuscripts). Sponsor seeks works with "original voices and fresh perspectives that will expand and challenge readers' understanding of the lives of veterans and their families". Enter by email or post.
Published: January 19, 2023