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Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel

Deadline: Entries must be postmarked by November 1, annually.
Fee: $25 check/money order/cash, made payable to Southeast Missouri State University Press, must accompany each entry.
Award, contest deadline of Nov. 1, 2014: $2,000 and publication by Southeast Missouri State University Press and an invitation to present a reading at the University.

Manuscripts submitted to the contest will be read and judged anonymously.

Submission Guidelines:

 

Mail entries with $25 reading fee to:
Southeast Missouri State University Press
Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel
One University Plaza, MS 2650
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

 

Winner of the contest will be notified by July 15. Winner and finalists will be announced on the website later in July.