We believe that honoring good, promising work by young and emerging writers is the best way to promote literary culture. The GPWC annually sponsors two regional prizes: the Great Plains Emerging Writer Prize, open to all writers in the region who have not yet published a book, and the Great Plains Emerging Tribal Writer Award, open to tribally-enrolled writers in the region.
Stay tuned for submission guidelines for these prizes. The Emerging Writer Prize will have a deadline of November 15, 2013. The Emerging Tribal Writer Award will have a deadline of January 1, 2014.