All Contests, Grants, and Residencies
Contests, Grants, and Residencies

PEN Center USA Literary Awards

PEN Center USA is accepting submissions of work produced or published in 2015 by writers living west of the Mississippi River for the 2016 Literary Awards. The awards are accepting submissions in eleven categories: fiction, creative nonfiction, research nonfiction, poetry, children’s/young adult, graphic literature, translation, journalism (print and online), drama, screenplay, and teleplay. The winners will each receive $1,000, a one-year membership in PEN Center USA, and two tickets to the Literary Awards Festival in the fall of 2016.

Entry fee: $35

Deadline: December 31, 2015 (for book categories); February 28, 2016 (for non-book categories)

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