The Dzanc Books Prize for Fiction will soon open its call for submissions.
The prize seeks “daring, original, and innovative writing” and comes with a publishing deal and a $10,000 advance.
The contest is open to to all writers from first timers to writers with agents. All submissions must be previously unpublished novel-length manuscripts. Include a brief synopsis, author bio, and contact information in the submission. Submissions will accepted from April 1st through September 30 via this Submittable page. The winner will be notified on November 1, 2016. The book will be published by Dzanc Books in the Fall of 2017.
This year’s judges include authors: Carmiel Banasky, Kim Church, and Andrew F. Sullivan. Follow this link for more details.