Writing Contests and Prizes

The Balcones Center for Creative Writing at Austin Community College is pleased to announce the Balcones Fiction Prize ($1,500) in recognition of an outstanding book of fiction.Prize Information Eligibility:
Books of prose may be submitted by author or publisher; send three copies; books must bear a publication date between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016.
Nominations Accepted: September 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017.
Reading fee: $30. Info here:

Novel deadline:
Manuscripts must be submitted between January 1 and Feb 28, 2017.