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Balcones Fiction Prize

9 November 2012

For the third year, Austin Community College will award $1,500 to the
best book of literary fiction published in 2012.

DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2013

Traditionally the winner is flown to Austin for a campus reading.

Books of prose may be submitted by author or publisher; send three
copies; books must bear a publication date between January 1, 2012 and
December 31, 2012.

The reading fee is $30.

The nomination form can be found here:



The Dzanc Books/ Guernica International Literature Award

9 November 2012
The Dzanc Books/ Guernica International Literature Award
is granted yearly to the best fiction, poetry, or non-fiction
that broadens the scope of North American fiction beyond the
boundaries of North America. Any work with a global bent is welcome.
The winning piece will be published in Guernica, one of the best literary
and cultural magazines on the web, and the winner will receive a full scholarship
(airfare, tuition and lodgings) to the DISQUIET International Literary Program
in Lisbon, Portugal, to take place, June 30 – July 12 2013.
Finalists and other select entrants will be offered partial scholarships.
Deadline for entries is January 31, 2013
more information on our website: