Multi-genre award for the best poetry, fiction, or nonfiction on any subject, by an author who has not yet published more than one book. Entries must be in English. Entries may not be previously published.
The winner in each genre will be published. The grand prize winner will also receive a full scholarship, including tuition, lodging, and a $1,000USD travel stipend, to attend the Disquiet International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal (taking place June 21-July 3, 2020). Runners-up may also be considered for merit-based scholarships.
One entry may include up to six poems (to a maximum of ten pages) or a single prose piece up to twenty-five double-spaced pages in length. Excerpts from longer works are welcome. Multiple entries must be accompanied by multiple reading fees.
Deadline: January 3, 2020
For more info on this year's program, see our website: http://disquietinternational.org/