Deadline: March 15, 2022

Reading Fee: $20

About the contest

The contest is open to a wide variety of book-length nonfiction manuscripts. We are especially interested in collections of literary essays, but will consider memoirs, mixed-genre works, works combining essays and original visual art, speculative nonfiction, and other hybrid works.

How to enter the contest

  • The winner(s) and multiple finalists may be declared at the conclusion of the contest. The winner(s) of this contest will be offered publication by Eastover Press and a prize of $2,000 upon successful completion of a contract for publication. Finalists in the contest may also be considered for publication by the Press.
  •  A reading fee of $20 must be paid for each entry. Reading fees are nonrefundable.
  • Entries can be made on our Submittable page during the reading period for the Prize. Manuscripts may be no fewer than 125 and no more than 250 pages.
  • The competition is open to manuscripts written in the English language from writers 18 and older who live in the United States or one of its territories.
  • Previously published story collections, including self-published collections available in print or as an ebook, are not eligible for this contest.
  • Submit your entry here.
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