Young Voices Publication Award Competition for book publication prize


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Aspiring authors are invited to submit manuscripts by November 6, 2012, for the 2013 Young Voices Publication Award. The winning manuscript will be published as an e-book and distributed nationally with royalties to the author.  The publisher will also sponsor a limited print run for libraries and collectors.

Criteria: The competition is open to authors ages 18-30.  Several students or other individuals may join in presenting a collection.  Entries must be prose in the 6,000 to 16,000-word range. Manuscripts will be judged by a panel of experts on literary quality, originality, substance, style, and reader appeal. Each author will receive a written critique.

Genre: Fiction may be in such forms as a short story collection, a history-based fiction, or a novella.  Creative nonfiction examples are biography, memoir, history, and commentary.  The 2012-2013 contest is not open to poetry or heavily illustrated manuscripts.

Queries:   Sue Ann Painter.  Email: s.painter (at) cincybooks.com.

DEADLINE: November 6, 2012.  The winner will be announced in early 2013.  Submission guidelines and entry form are available on www.cincybooks.com

 

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