The Miami University Press is now accepting submissions through October 15th for the 2016 Novella Prize.
Submissions must be between 18,000 and 40,000 words and require a $25 reading fee. The Novella Prize winner is offered $750 against royalties, a standard contract, publication, and ten copies of the book. All entrants receive a copy of the winning book. Find Guidelines here, and send submissions here.
Since 2005, the MUPress has sponsored the Novella Prize. Previous Winners include Lawrence Coates’ Camp Olvido, Garth Greenwell’s Mitko, and Gwen Thompson’s Men Beware Women.
This year, the winner will be selected by Margaret Luongo. Her stories have appeared in Tin House, Granta.com, The Cincinnati Review, the Pushcart Prize Anthology. She has received fellowships and grants from The Ohio Arts Council, The Sewanee Writer’s Conference, and the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts. Her second story collection, History of Art, will be published by LSU Press in March 2016. She teaches creative writing and contemporary literature in Miami University’s English Department.For more on Miami University Press, visit their website here.