Ends on October 15, 2017

$25.00 USD

Miami University Press invites submissions for the 2018 Novella Prize! 

The prize is awarded to a novella-length manuscript of original fiction. The 2018 judge is TaraShea Nesbit.  The winner receives $750 against royalties, a standard contract, publication by Miami University Press and 10 copies of the book. 

A $25 reading fee entitles each entrant to a copy of the winning novella. Visit miamioh.edu/mupress/novella for more details about the prize.

  • Length Requirements: Manuscripts must be 18,000–40,000 words. Unfortunately, shorter or longer manuscripts will be disqualified without refund.

  • Format Requirements: Manuscripts should be double-spaced and use a standard 12 pt. font, and include page numbers. Please be sure your name does not appear anywhere on the manuscript.

  • Eligibility: Previously published works are not eligible. Simultaneous submissions are welcomed; please notify us immediately if your submission is accepted for publication elsewhere.

    Previous Novella Prize winners are ineligible. Students, former students, faculty, former faculty, or anyone connected to Miami University are not eligible to enter. By submitting your work and the form below you certify that you are not in any way affiliated with Miami University. 

Thank you! We look forward to reading your entry!

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