For a first book of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Houghton Mifflin will publish winning manuscripts and winning authors will receive a fellowship to attend the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

Judges for the competition are Francine Prose, fiction; Philip Levine, poetry; Edward Hoagland, creative nonfiction. Submissions accepted October 1, and must be postmarked by November 15. A $10 entry fee is required.

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