Submit to FC2’s Sukenick and Doctorow Book Prizes
FC2 is pleased to announce that the reading periods for the annual Sukenick and Doctorow book prizes will begin August 15, 2012 and extend through November 1, 2012.
The FC2 Ronald Sukenick American Book Review Innovative Fiction Prize was started in 2006 as a way to find emerging authors whose aesthetic visions harmonize with the innovative aesthetic vision of FC2. The prize is open to any U.S. writer in English who has not previously published with FC2. The winner receives publication and $1,000. The 2011 winner of the Sukenick Prize is Sarah Blackman’s Motherbox. Novelist and FC2 Board Member Jeffrey DeShell will serve as judge for the upcoming 2012 contest.
The FC2 Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize was started in 2008 to bring established innovative writers to FC2. The prize is open to any U.S. writer in English with at least three books of fiction published. The winner receives publication and $15,000. The 2011 winner of the Doctorow Prize is Mac Wellman’s Linda Perdido. Writer and artist Rikki Ducornet will serve as judge for the upcoming 2012 contest.
Submissions to both the Sukenick and Doctorow prizes can be made to FC2’s electronic submissions manager starting August 15, 2012. For additional information and submission instructions, please go to http://www.fc2.org/prizes.html.