sun07julAll DayNorth Street Book PrizeCategoryMultiple categoriesInternationalEntry Fee$79 Max word count200,000 Top Prize$10,000

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Sponsored by Winning Writers with multiple co-sponsors, the North Street Book Prize honors self-published and hybrid-published books. $20,400 in cash prizes, with additional benefits to help winners market their books. This year, all entrants who submit online will receive a brief commentary from one of the judges (5-10 sentences).

  • Mainstream/Literary Fiction
  • Genre Fiction (e.g. romance, mystery, thriller, young adult, science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, etc.)
  • Creative Nonfiction & Memoir
  • Poetry
  • Children’s Picture Book
  • Middle Grade
  • Graphic Novel & Memoir
  • Art Book
  • Not currently accepted: books by deceased authors, anthologies with 3+ authors, history, biography, self-help, how-to, business instruction, reference, cookbooks, education, travel guides, political tracts, philosophy, religious instruction, translations of the work of other people

We are keen to encourage quality submissions, so suggest writers to check their stories before submitting using Prowritingaid. They have free and paid versions and are the best writing software we know to help improve grammar, readability and check for repetition, ‘sticky’ sentences and suggest alternatives.

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