Call for artists: New Rivers Press Many Voices Project
Due: December 31, 2019
The Many Voices Project is the distinguished annual competition (since 1981) to find full-length manuscripts from new and emerging writers. (An emerging writer has not published more than two books of creative writing with a commercial, university, or national small press within the selected genre.)
The yearly submission period for the MVP Competition is September 1 – December 31. There is a $25 entry fee. Finalists are typically announced by May of the year following the close of the submission window. The winners are usually announced later that summer. The winning title will be published in fall the following year by New Rivers Press and distributed nationally by Small Press Distribution. The winning author will receive a $1,000 honorarium, a standard book contract, and fifteen complimentary copies of the final book.
Submit using Submittable and pay the $25 entry fee between September 1 and December 31. Do not include a cover sheet in the manuscript itself.
Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but notify NRP immediately of acceptance elsewhere. If you fail to give such notification and your manuscript is selected, your entry gives NRP permission to proceed with publication.
Note: In an effort to be more green, New Rivers Press will no longer be accepting paper submissions for the Many Voices Project.
MVP submissions accepted September 1–December 31