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 We are pleased to announce the second [PANK] Books Contest!  Submissions deadline is Tuesday, September 8, 2020.One Grand Prize Winner in Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction Full Length Books Contest will each receive:

  • $1000 Grand Prize
  • $500 Publicity Campaign
  • Invitation to Book Launch, Signing and Reading at AWP 2021
  • Invitation to New York City Book Reading
  • 25 Author Copies
  • Will Serve as the 2021 [PANK] Books Contest Judge
  • We will also consider runners–up for publication!

Deadline for submission is Tuesday September 8, 2020. Winners will be announced December 1.  Send us your innovations, your silenced voices, your open hearts, your caged birds, your truths, your beauty, your everythings. You may submit as many manuscripts as you'd like, as separate submissions.

Nonfiction Submissions include: Memoir, Essay Collections, Lyric Essays, True Stories


Our Judges:

Nonfiction - J'Lyn Chapman

Fiction - Melissa Ragsly

Poetry - Elvira Basevich

Little Books - Jody Chan


Our finalists are sent to our judges anonymously. 




We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.