Rising Writer Reading Period Closes in One Week!

November 23, 2022

The 2023 Rising Writer Prize is for a first full-length book of fiction. The submission period closes on November 30, 2022, at midnight (Eastern Time). Be sure to submit it before the deadline!

The judge for the 2023 Rising Writer Prize is Matt Bell. Matt is the author most recently of the novel Appleseed (a New York Times Notable Book) published by Custom House in July 2021. His craft book Refuse to Be Done, a guide to novel writing, rewriting, and revision, was released in early 2022 from Soho Press. For more info on Matt, check out his website.

For full guidelines for the prize, please see the webpage here. We look forward to reading your work.

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