Waterston Desert Writing Prize
Deadline May 1 (must be received by this date), formerly April 1. Neutral free contest from the High Desert Museum awards $2,500 for "literary nonfiction that illustrates artistic excellence, sensitivity to place, and desert literacy--with the desert as both subject and setting". Send 10-page nonfiction writing sample (published or unpublished), along with 1-page proposal description and 1-page biographical statement, via sponsor's online submission portal. Named in honor of Writing Ranch founder and author/poet Ellen Waterston.
Published: February 1, 2021