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Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel

Southeast Missouri State University Press

http://www.semopress.com/events/nilsen-prize/



Address:

One University Plaza, MS 2650
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
US

Submissions must be previously unpublished novels, novellas, or collections of closely linked short stories.

Manuscripts that have been self-published or published online will not be accepted.

Open to English-writing, U.S. residents who have not yet published a novel.


Submission Info

Prize Info

  • First Prize: $2,000 and publication by Southeast Missouri State University Press and an invitation to present a reading at the University.


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