This week’s batch includes a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry as well as residencies. The deadline for each is December 31, 2013.
The Chautauqua Prize celebrates a book that provides a richly rewarding reading experience and honors the author for a significant contribution to the literary arts. The winner receives $7,500 and all travel and expenses for a one-week summer residency at Chautauqua Institution in western New York. The prize is open to any book of original fiction or narrative/literary nonfiction, written in English. Entry fee: $75. Deadline: December 31, 2013. For more information, please visit the website.
The Dartmouth Poet-In-Residence Award is now accepting applications for a six- to eight-week residency in poet Robert Frost’s former farmhouse. The residency begins July 1 and ends August 31, and includes an award of $1,000 from The Frost Place and an award of $1,000 from Dartmouth College. The Dartmouth Poet in Residence at The Frost Place will have an opportunity to give a series of public readings across the region, including at Dartmouth College, for which the Poet will receive a $1,000 honorarium. To be eligible, applicants must have published at least one full-length collection of poetry at the time of submission. Applicants should submit five poems from their most recent book, a resume, a personal statement, and contact information for two references. Entry fee: $25. Deadline: December 31, 2013. For more information, please visit the website.
The French-American Foundation Translation Prize awards two prizes of $10,000 each for French to English translations of a book of fiction and a book of nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) published during the previous year. All categories of work are eligible in fiction and non-fiction, with the exception of poetry, technical, scientific and reference works and children’s literature. Deadline: December 31, 2013. For more information, please visit the website.
The Tampa Review Prize for Poetry is given annually for a poetry collection. The winner will receive $2,000 and publication by Tampa University Press. Winning manuscripts are issued in both hardback and paperback editions & authors receive royalties on sales in addition to the cash award. Selected poems will also be published in the Tampa Review. Manuscripts must be previously unpublished and should be 48 to 100 pages. Entry fee: $25 (includes a one year subscription to Tampa Review). Deadline: December 31, 2013. For more information, please visit the website.