The Asheville Award is a twice annual international competition offering $500 plus publication by the Black Mountain Press for a book length poetry, and novel or collection of short stories. Manuscripts are accepted for review this year, May 17th and Nov.1st. The winner will be announced 90 days after the deadline and the book and author will be featured in the Black Mountain Press website along with a list of finalists.
Contest Deadlines: May 17th and Nov.1st 2013 (Postmarked or emailed)
Winners announced: Aug 15th, 2013- and Feb 5th 2014-
Award: $500 and publication by the Black Mountain Press.
Entry Fee: $25 check or money order only.
Send manuscripts of 64 or more pages of poetry, a novel or collection of short stories, no more than one poem per page, no smaller than 12pt type in an easily readable font. Work may have appeared in journals, magazines, or chapbooks, but not in full-length, single author collections.
Your name address, phone number, e-mail address, and title of work must appear on the cover page only. This will be a blind judging so author‚Äôs name should not appear anywhere in the manuscript except on the cover letter. There is no restriction on content, style or subject, we are just looking for the best manuscripts.http://www.theblackmountainpress.comhttp://www.theblackmountainpress.com/contests.html
Click on the link above and go to the contest official site