The Fence Modern Prose Prize awards $2,500 plus publication to a book-length work of prose. In 2013 the prize will be awarded to a novel.The submission fee is $28, and all entrants receive a complimentary subscription to Fence. The winning manuscript will be published in the spring of 2014.
The inaugural Fence Modern Prose Prize will be judged by Rivka
Galchen. Galchen's stories and essays have appeared in The New
Yorker, The Believer, Harper's, and elsewhere. Her novel
Atmospheric Disturbances was published in 2008 by Farrar, Straus
and Giroux and was named a finalist for Canada's 2008 Governor
General's Award. She currently teaches at Columbia University.
Direct any inquiries to robfence at gmail dot com.
Go directly to the submission portal- here.
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