Literary Nonfiction Book Prize 2012

September 17, 2012

River Teeth's editors and editorial board conduct a yearly national contest to identify the best book-length manuscript of literary nonfiction. The winner will be announced in February of the prize year. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication by the University of Nebraska Press.

All entrants will receive a one-year subscription to River Teeth with their submission fee.

The 2013 Contest Deadline is November 1, 2012.

General Guidelines:

  1. Manuscripts must be between 150-400 pages long
  2. Manuscripts must be double-spaced
  3. Self-published books are eligible only if printed in a very small print run (100 or less) and distributed to a small audience, such as friends and family. If submitting a self-published book, please send the book in manuscript form only, not as a finished product.
  4. Include a title page with title only
  5. Include a cover page with title and basic contact information. A book summary or abstract is unnecessary.
  6. Include a $25 contest fee
  7. Postmark Deadline is November 1 , 2012
  8. Entries can be submitted online via Submishmash OR
    Mail entries to:

Ashland University
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805

All Books Published by The University of Nebraska Press

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