book contest in literary nonfiction: River Teeth
- River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Book Prize Call for Submissions
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.
Manuscripts must be between 150-400 pages long
Manuscripts must be double-spaced
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.
Include a title page with title only
Include a cover page with title and basic contact information. A book summary or abstract is unnecessary.
Include a $25 contest fee (online submission fee is $27)
Postmark Deadline is November 1 , 2012
Entries can be submitted online via Submittable OR
Mail entries to:
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805