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Raz-Shumaker Book Prizes 2022

Raz-Shumaker Book Prizes 2022

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Submissions to the 2022 Prairie Schooner Raz-Shumaker Book Prizes Contest are now open!


Winners will receive $3000 and publication through the University of Nebraska Press.

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Eligibility for Raz-Shumaker Book Prizes Contest

  • manuscripts from all living writers, including non-US citizens are eligible.
  • However, the manuscript should be in English.
  • Simultaneous submissions are eligible, you should notify the host immediately if your manuscript will have it’s publication somewhere else.
  • No past or present paid employee of Prairie Schooner or the University of Nebraska Press or current faculty or student at the University of Nebraska will be eligible for the prizes.

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Fiction manuscripts should be at least 150 pages long and poetry manuscripts at least 50 pages long.

Also, novels are not considered. However, Book Prize will consider manuscripts comprised either entirely of short stories or one novella along with short stories.

Manuscripts may contain stories or poems that have been published in journals or in chapbook form; however, if the full-length manuscript includes work from a previously published chapbook, the majority of the manuscript must be additional work not appearing in the chapbook.

Prairie Schooner accepts electronic submissions as well as hard copy submissions.

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Entry Fee

A $25 processing fee must accompany each submission, payable to Prairie Schooner.

For information on submitting to the journal, please see our submission guidelines.



Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline15 March,2022
Open toAll
OrganizerPrairie Schooner
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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