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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 with a major publisher. Entries must be in English. Entries may not be previously published.

Winners in each genre will be published:

- Fiction in Granta.com

- Poetry in The Common

-Nonfiction in NinthLetter.com

One grand prize winner will receive a full fellowship (airfare stipend, tuition, and housing included) to the 2023 DISQUIET International Program in Lisbon, Portugal (taking place June 25-July 7, 2023). Genre winners will receive a tuition waiver to DISQUIET 2023 in addition to publication. Winners who are unable to attend the progam in Lisbon may elect to receive a $1000 cash prize in lieu of the tuition waiver.

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. Entries should be the work of a single author. Stand-alone excerpts from longer works are welcome. Multiple entries must be accompanied by multiple reading fees.

Deadline: January 2, 2023

Submissions will close at 11:59 PM EST on January 2

Questions: info@disquietinternational.org

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