THE EMERGENCY PRESS INTERNATIONAL BOOK CONTEST
The 2013 contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered!
Final judging is happening now, and the winner will be announced on the Emergency Press website in late November, and in Poets & Writers early in 2014.
Deadline for the 2014 contest will be May 15, 2014. Submissions will be accepted starting February 1st. A prize of $1,000 and publication by Emergency Press is given annually for a book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction. Special consideration is given to submissions that are multimedia or cross-genre in nature. The winner receives a prize of $1,000, and publication of their book by Emergency Press.
If you have any questions about the contest please send us an email at email@example.com.
Eric LeMay won the 2012 Emergency Press International Book Contest with his manuscript, In Praise of Nothing: Essays and Other Prose. His book will be published in January, 2014, and he will receive a $1000 prize.
LeMay is also the author of Immortal Milk: Adventures in Cheese (Free Press, 2010), and The One in the Many (Zoo Press, 2003). His work has appeared in The Nation, The Harvard Review, The Paris Review, Poetry Daily, and the Best Food Writing series. He is an assistant professor at Ohio University. Nicholaus Patnaude, author of First Aide Medicine, and winner of the 2010 contest, judged.
Tetman Callis,Cities of Wealth and Sorrow
Leeyanne Moore,The House With Chicken Feet & Other Tales of Malice
Heather Winterer, Art's Garage
Again, thank you to everyone who entered.
More contest news and info:
Nicholaus Patnaude's book, First Aide Medicine, will be released in May, 2013. Patnaude won the EP IBC two years ago.
EP will release the 2011 winning book, There, by Heather Rounds in October, 2013.
Ewa Chrusciel's book, Strata, won the 2009 award.
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