Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Metatron Prize for Rising Authors
Get your manuscripts ready! Our annual writing prize is offically back and open for submissions! We’re looking for brave, cutting-edge and spirited collections of poetry, fiction, non-fiction and hybrid literature that marches to its own drum for this year's METATRON PRIZE FOR RISING AUTHORS. This year, we are ecstatic to announce our Guest Judges are CACONRAD and ANNE BOYER!
1ST PLACE: $500, PUBLISHING CONTRACT, METATRON BOOK BUNDLE
2ND PLACE: $200, METATRON BOOK BUNDLE
3RD PLACE: METATRON BOOK BUNDLE
The winning manuscript of this year’s Metatron Prize will be awarded $500, a contract to be published with Metatron in 2019, a Metatron book bundle, and book blurbs from our guest judges. We've also added second and third place prizes this year In addition, all twelve (12) longlisted pieces will be considered for publication, receive a feature in a special Metatron Prize issue of ÄLPHÄ and author promotion on our social media platforms.
The Metatron Prize was founded in 2015 and has contributed to three fantastic debut collections: number one earth by jasper avery (October 2018), SOFT FOCUS by Sarah Jean Grimm and PONY CASTLE by Sofia Banzhaf. We’ve also published an array of titles that have come to us as through reading for the prize.
Submissions are open from JULY 16TH, 2018 to SEPTEMBER 16TH, 2018.
HOW TO ENTER
1. SUBMIT YOUR MANUSCRIPT & PAY YOUR READING FEE | All manuscripts and Reading Fees must be submitted and processed via SUBMITTABLE. Specific details for submissions can be found there.
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