Deadline: November 30, 2023

Entry fee: $20

About the competition

Narratively is currently accepting submissions for their 2023 Memoir Prize. They are looking for revealing and emotional first-person nonfiction narratives from unique and overlooked points of view. The guest judge is New York Times bestselling memoirist Stephanie Land.

Competition guideline

  • Ready-to-publish pieces only — no pitches accepted
  • Word count: 2,000 to 7,000
  • Nonfiction, written in the first person and in English (translations permitted)
  • Original and previously unpublished as a written work
  • Simultaneous submissions are permitted, but must notify Narratively if entry is accepted elsewhere.
  • Multiple submissions from a single author are permitted, but each must be submitted and paid for individually.
  • Adaptations from other media (podcasts, scripts, etc.) are permitted with disclosure.
  • Any citations should be in endnote form and listed at the end of the Submission.
  • Please remove your name and contact information from your Submission.
  • Narratively prefers common fonts such as Times New Roman and Arial, at 10-12-point size, double spaced, for ease of reading. Please do not include images or graphics.
  • Read the whole guideline and submit an entry here.
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