Two Categories: Fiction & Creative, Narrative Nonfiction
Dates of submission: September 15, 2015 to February 15, 2016
$1,000 AWARDED TO EACH CATEGORY WINNER!
SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2016 FINALISTS!
LADY JANE LIVES, by Angie Dicken
THE OTHER JACKIE ROBINSON, by Lawrence Good
LONG ROAD TO ARCADIA, by Brian Porter
WINNER: SHE WEPT FOR THE LOBSTERS OF THE WORLD, by S. Spencer Smith
ERUPTION, by Jonathan Callard
WINNER: POSSUM COPS AND POACHERS, by Susan Lindsley
WELCOME TO PARADISE, by Barbara Dills
The winners will be announced April 22, 2016 during dinner at the NCW 11th annual Writers Conference -- click here for more information! Attendance at the conference is not required.
In memory of 2015 nonfiction winner and longtime NCW member, Jerry Eckert, a scholarhip fund has been set up in his honor. To learn more about his extraordinary life and to donate, please click here.