There are presently no open calls for submissions.
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!