Each year Black Lawrence Press awards The Big Moose Prize for an unpublished novel. The prize is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner of this contest will receive book publication, a $1,000 cash award, and ten copies of the book.
Deadline: January 31, 2013
Entry Fee: $25
Early Bird Deadline: November 30, 2012
Early Bird Entry Fee: $20
For more information about The Big Moose Prize, follow this link:
I was so excited to win the Big Moose Prize. I’ve been a fan of Black Lawrence Press for a long time…It’s such a prestigious, independent press, and I feel it’s earned me a lot of respect in the publishing world.
2012 Big Moose Prize Winner
We look forward to reading your novel!
BIG congratulations go to Jen Michalski, who has won the 2012 Big Moose Prize with her novel The Tide King.
Jen Michalski’s first collection of fiction, Close Encounters, is available from So New (2007); her second, From Here, is forthcoming from Aqueous Books (2013); and her collection of novellas is forthcoming from Dzanc (2013). She also is the editor of the anthology City Sages: Baltimore (CityLit Press 2010), which won a 2010 “Best of Baltimore” award from Baltimore Magazine. She is the founding editor of the literary quarterly jmww, a co-host of the monthly reading series The 510 Readings and the biannual Lit Show in Baltimore, and interviews writers at The Nervous Breakdown.
Thanks to everyone who participated! And congratulations to those who made it to the long and short lists.
Black Lawrence Press is currently accepting submissions for the Spring, 2012 Black River Chapbook Competition.
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