The Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency Prize: $10,000 Fiction Prize & Residency

Lake Forest College and &NOW Books are currently hosting the Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency Prize.

This year, poets under forty may apply for the prize, which includes $10,000 and a three-week residency at the college. The residency starts in 2018.

This prize is only for writers who have not published a book.

The residency is at the college, but there is no teaching requirement. The winning writer, however, will be expected to participate in a literary festival, and offer a series of presentations.

The application deadline is March 1, and only the first 200 applicants will be considered!

They will close the application portal once they’ve reached 200 applicants. Apply for this one right now if you’re interested. To learn more, read the prize guidelines.


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