Information about Book Award 2019. You can win $10,000. Free, no fee for submission
new book prize 2019: THE RESTLESS BOOKS PRIZE FOR NEW IMMIGRANT WRITING
dateline: will be accepted from September 1, 2018 until March 31, 2019.
prizes: Winner receives $10,000 and publication by Restless Books
requirements: accepting unpublished fiction and nonfiction submissions. Fiction submissions can take the form of a novel or a book-length collection of short stories. Nonfiction submissions can take the form of a memoir, a collection of essays, or a book-length work of narrative nonfiction.
Fiction manuscripts must be complete. Nonfiction submissions must consist of either a complete manuscript, or a sample of at least 25,000 words and a detailed proposal that includes a synopsis and an annotated table of contents. All submissions must be in English (translations welcome).
Candidates must be first-generation residents of their country. “First-generation” can refer either to people born in another country who relocated, or to residents of a country whose parents were born elsewhere.
We will accept only one submission per candidate per submission period, and submissions must be under the author’s real name, not under a pseudonym. Agented submissions are welcome.
Candidates are asked to submit a CV and a one-page cover letter as the first pages of their manuscript. The cover letter should address the candidate’s background as a writer, experience as an immigrant, and inspiration for the submitted work.
There is no fee to submit a manuscript for consideration.
how To enter: submit at restlessbooks.submittable.com/submit/65933
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