Graywolf Press, a press that believes in “champion(ing) outstanding writers at all stages of their careers to ensure that adventurous readers can find underrespresented and diverse voices in a crowded marketplace”, now calls for submissions for its Nonfiction Prize. The prize, which began in 2005, is awarded to the most promising and innovative project by a writer who is not yet established in the genre. This year, the prize will be awarded to a manuscript in progress; the prize comes with a $12,000 advance and publication. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2020.
Who is Eligible:
- Any writer who is not established in the genre of nonfiction who resides in United States.
- There is no entry fee.
How to Submit:
- On the first page of your manuscript, include a cover letter containing a short biographical statement and a brief description of the project. Note that, while previous publication is not a requirement, you should include any previous publications in the biographical statement if you have them.
- Include an overview of the project: a description of the part of the project that is complete and the parts that still need working on; it should be between 2—10 pages long.
- And, submit a minimum of 25,000 words (100 pages) from the manuscript.
- Submit here.
- The deadline is January 31, 2020.
- A $12,000 advance.