Novels, novellas, and collections of short stories are all eligible. Submissions will be judged by readers on the fresh.
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Fiction and nonfiction writing contests Ready to share your novel or personal essay with the world? Deadline: Weekly. Submit a novel of 20, words or more in any fiction genre no fanfic, short stories or poetry. Deadline: November 29, Original board and picture books for children aged are eligible, provided they feature contemporary African American characters and culture and focus on character development, self esteem, community, and other aspects of positive childhood development.
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Eligible authors should submit a work of fiction, such as a novel or short story collection, published in the calendar year.