prose and poetry book contests: Willow Books
- Prose Grand Prize: $2,000 and book contract
Poetry Grand Prize: $1,000 and book contract
The Willow Books Literature Awards recognize literary excellence in prose and poetry by writers from culturally diverse backgrounds.
The judges are: John Murillo, Ching-In Chen, Naomi Ayala, Pauline Kaldas, Latha Viswanathan and Ana-Maurine Lara.
The postmark deadline for entries is Monday, October 1, 2012. Ten Finalists will be announced on January 21, 2013. A Finalists' Reading & Awards Ceremony will be held in the spring of 2013 in Chicago. The Grand Prize winners' books will be published by Willow Books in Spring 2013, along with an ebook anthology of selections by Finalists.
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