Sol Books grants one annual award for a novel and/or collection of short stories or essays. The winning entry will receive a standard royalty contract, with a $500 advance.
Finalists may also be offered a publishing contract.
* Submit at least 30,000 words of prose (fiction or nonfiction) without any identifying information appearing on the manuscript.
* Entry should be typed and double-spaced
* Entry can be of any style, form, or theme
* Portions of the entry may be previously published as long as entrant retains copyrights to the work and provides proper acknowledgements
* Entry may be simultaneously submitted; however, Sol Books must be notified if the submitted collection is accepted for publication elsewhere
* Postmark date: October 31st
WHAT TO INCLUDE
* $15 Reading Fee, payable to Skywater Publishing Company
* Completed entry form
* Complete manuscript, without any contact information
MAIL PAYMENT AND ENTRY FORM TO
Skywater Publishing\Sol Books
398 Goodrich Ave
St. Paul MN 55102