Dzanc Books Diverse Voices Prize is a literary prize organized by Dzanc Books. The prize is designed to be awarded to a writer of a full-length manuscript. It is open to writers from minority, underrepresented, or marginalized communities. The prize winner will receive a $3,000 advance payment, and the winning manuscript will be published by Dzanc Books.
They are looking for “brilliant, daring, and imaginative book-length manuscripts of fiction or nonfiction”. They are open to manuscripts in any form, ranging from short story collections, novels, memoirs, and cross-genre works.
- Submissions are open to both new and established writers.
- There is no requirement for a submission fee.
- A brief synopsis of the manuscript is required on the submission form.
- A brief cover letter and a short bio should also be included.
- Click here to submit.
- The submission deadline is September 30, 2020.
- The winner and finalists will be announced by January 2021.
- Dzanc Books will publish the winning manuscript.