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St. Lawrence Book Award


  [Black Lawrence Press]

326 Bigham St

Pittsburgh PA 15211





Each year Black Lawrence Press will award The St. Lawrence Book Award for an unpublished first collection of poems or short stories. The St. Lawrence Book Award is open to any writer who has not yet published a full-length collection of short stories or poems. The winner of this contest will receive book publication, a $1,000 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Prizes are awarded on publication.

Manuscripts should be 45-95 pages in length (poetry) or 120-280 pages in length (fiction), not including front and back matter


  • Submission Instructions/Form

  • Cost to Enter: $25

  • Submission Deadline: Aug 31, 2017

  • First Prize: $1000, publication and 10 copies of the published book

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