South Carolina First Novel Prize

Event Date: Winner Announced in October 2012
Location: Not a physical event
Call Type: Writers' Competition

Overview: The South Carolina Arts Commission, Hub City Press and their literary partners announce a call for submissions for the biennial South Carolina First Novel Prize. The application deadline is March 19, 2012; a winner will be announced in October.  The competition judge is Josephine Humphreys, a Charleston novelist whose latest book is "Nowhere Else on Earth."

The winning author will receive a book contract with the Hub City Press, an award-winning independent press in Spartanburg, S.C. The winner will also receive a $500 advance against royalties, and Hub City will publish at least 1,500 paperback copies of the book.

Submission Deadline: March 19, 2012
Cost: $35 filing fee
Contact Info: (803) 734-8696

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