NEWS & EVENTS

Stay tuned for more exciting news from 1913, including our annual prize reading period and more!


1913's Annual Prize for 1st Books is Accepting Submissions
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Introducing Our Newest Prize:
The 1913 Open Prose Book Prize!

Yup! It's true. We have TWO new reading periods open during May & June 2016: 

The annual 1913 Prize for 1st Books, open genre, to be selected by Ruth Ellen Kocher! Prize is $250 and publication of winning book(s).

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An Open Prose Book reading period, to be selected by Maggie Nelson! Open to all writers at any stage. Prize is $500 and publication of winning book(s).

Visit our submissions page for details or click the button below!


2015 Prize for First Books

We are very excited to announce the winners of the 1913 Prize for First Books selected by John Keene!

Winner: Laura Vena — X/SHE: STARDRAPED
Editrixes Pick: Andrew Wessels — A TURKISH DICTIONARY

Whose books will be published late 2016/early 2017.

Runners-up:
Tim Jones-Yelvington — STRIKE A PROSE: MEMOIRS OF A LIT DIVA EXTRAORDINAIRE
Kay Cosgrove — A CODFISH RECIPE FOR EVERYDAY OF THE YEAR

Finalists:
Tony Mancus — LENS-CAP
Franciszka Voeltz — BRIGHTNESS THIS
EJ Koh — COUNTRY OF MYSELF
Adam Fagin — T'S LAW
Amy Thomas — LUNG SONG
Diana Arterian — PLAYING MONSTER :: SEICHE

Semi-Finalists:
Hannah Kezema — (WHERE THE LIGHT CAN'T REACH)
Carleen Tibbetts — DOSSIER FOR THE POSTVERBAL/
Christine Smith — THE SPIRIT CABINET

A big thank you to all of the talented writers who submitted their work.

We will be reading for the 2016 Prize for First Books in Spring 2016!

So much love!
1913 Press

1913 Prize Readers for 2015: Adam Bishop, Jackie Carbajal, Courtney Kilian, Kim Koga, Allie Moreno, & Jennifer Tatum


 

Congratulations to all the 1913 writers & artists who have been honored with awards and publications of all sorts. Please email the editrice with updates!