During MAY & JUNE 2019 we're delighted to be reading for The 1913 Prize for 1st Books, to be selected by SHANE MCCRAE!

Eligibility: Any writer who has NOT YET published a full-length book (chapbooks ok) is eligible to submit!

Prize: $500 cash to the winning writer, plus publication and distribution of selected book.

Genre: There are NO genre limitations. Poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, fiction, visual work, hybrid work, and the in between are ALL welcomed. Translations are also accepted; both the translator and translated must qualify as first-book authors.

Fee: There is a reading fee of $20, which goes towards the publication of the selected book(s).

Book: For an extra $10, you may choose an excellent 1913 Press title from the options provided.

Guidelines: 1913 Press subscribes to the CLMP Code of Ethics for Contests.
-Please remove all identifying matter from the manuscript itself.
-Friends, students, and close associates of the judge are not eligible to submit.

We can't wait to read you!

love, 

1913

We are delighted to announce that submissions are NOW OPEN for THE 1913 PRIZE FOR FIRST BOOKS, to be selected by SHANE MCCRAE!


Eligibility: Any writer who has NOT YET published a full-length book (chapbooks ok) is eligible to submit!

Prize: $500 cash to the winning writer, plus publication and distribution of selected book.

Genre: There are NO genre limitations. Poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, fiction, visual work, hybrid work, and the in between are ALL welcomed. Translations are also accepted; both the translator and translated must qualify as first-book authors.

Length: There are NO length limitations. (Most manuscripts are between 50-150 pages.)

Fee: There is a reading fee of $20, which goes towards the publication of the book(s) selected.

Book: For an extra $10, you may choose an excellent 1913 Press title from the options provided.

Guidelines: 1913 Press subscribes to the CLMP Code of Ethics for Contests.
-Please remove all identifying matter from the manuscript itself.
-Friends, students, close associates of the judge are not eligible to submit.


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We are not reading for the journal separately at this time, but ALL work submitted will also be considered for inclusion in future iterations of 1913 a journal of forms.

Thank you kindly for yr work! We can't wait to get reading…

love,
1913.

1913 Press