Dzanc Books Diverse Voices Prize/ How to Submit (Prize: $3000 + more)
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Dzanc Books Diverse Voices Prize/ How to Submit (Prize: $3000 + more)

Dzanc Books Diverse Voices Prize is a new literary prize from Dzanc Books, to be awarded to a writer of a full-length manuscript. The prize is open to writers from minority, underrepresented, or marginalized communities. The winner of the prize will receive a $3,000 advance payment and the winning manuscript will be published by Dzanc Books.

According to their blog, they want “brilliant, daring, and imaginative book-length manuscripts of fiction or nonfiction”. The manuscript could be in any form. Short story collections, novels, memoirs, and cross-genre works will be considered.

Submission closes by September 30, 2020.

Who is Eligible to Submit to Dzanc Books Diverse Voices Prize:

  • The prize is open to writers from minority, underrepresented, or marginalized communities.
  • The submission is open to both new and established writers.
  • There is no submission fee.

How to Submit to Dzanc Books Diverse Voices Prize:

  • Submit a complete, original full-length manuscript. It could be a story collection, novel, memoir, or a cross-genre work.
  • Include a brief synopsis of the manuscript on the submission form.
  • Include a brief cover letter and a short bio.
  • Submit here.
  • The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2020.
  • The winner and finalists will be announced by January 2021.

To Better Your Submission:

Check out this article on writing good cover letters, and this on why you need to let a professional editor work on your manuscript. Also check out this opportunity.

Prize:

  • The winner will receive $u3000.
  • The winning manuscript will be published by Dzanc Books.

Good luck.

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