Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award in Fiction
Kansas Fiction writers with book-length works published in the past three years (2014/15/16) are eligible to win the $1,000 2017 Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award in Fiction. The annual award, rotating between poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, is sponsored by the Thomas Fox Averill Kansas Studies Collection at Washburn University of Topeka. This year’s fiction judge is Grant Tracey, Professor of English at the University of Northern Iowa. Tracey teaches film and creative writing and has been the fiction editor of the North American Review for over fifteen years.
Deadline for submission is December 31, 2016.
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Eric McHenry Poet Laureate of Kansas, 2015-2017
Associate Professor of English
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621
eric.mchenryATwashburnDOTedu (Change AT to @ and DOT to . )