2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award

15 February 2012

2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award

Deadline October 15th, 2012



For a Self-Published Book
(Fiction or Nonfiction)

One Winner will receive:

$500 cash
Announcement on the Anderbo web site
Publication of a book-excerpt on anderbo.com

Judged by Rick Rofihe

Rick Rofihe is the author of FATHER MUST, a collection of short stories published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Grand Street, Open City, Swink, Unsaid, and online at Epiphanyzine, Slushpilemag, and Fictionaut. His nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times, The Village Voice, SPY, and The East Hampton Star, and on MrBellersNeighborhood. A recipient of the Whiting Writers’ Award, he has taught MFA writing at Columbia University. He currently teaches privately in New York City, and was an advisor to the Vilcek Foundation for their 2011 prizes in the field of literature. Rick is the Editor of Anderbo.

Contest Assistant: Carolyn Wilsey

Carolyn Wilsey has read fiction for Esquire and Swink, and for the OPEN CITY Magazine RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest.

–Any currently-available self-published fiction or nonfiction
book or e-book (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-publishing)
is eligible
–Initial judging will be based on the first 40 pages (ONLY)

of your self-published book, which should be printed
out on 8 1/2 x 11 paper, with author’s name and contact
information on a separate page, along with a one-page letter
describing your book
–Finalists in this contest will be required to supply the entire
book at a later date
–Entries must be postmarked by October 15, 2012
–Writer must not have been previously published on Anderbo
–Mail submissions to Anderbo Self-Published Book Contest,
Postal, 75 East 4th St, New York, NY 10003
–Enclose self-addressed stamped business envelope to receive
names of winner and honorable mentions
–All entries are non-returnable and will be recycled
–Reading fee is $20. Check or money order payable to RRofihe

Visit the website: http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/anderselfpubbookaward2012.html

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