2021 Nervous Ghost Press Book Prizes

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Nervous Ghost Press

Call For Submission
The 2021 Nervous Ghost Press Book Prizes are open to outstanding works of poetry and prose by anyone living in the United States of America.

All work and all writers, from any point in their careers, are welcome to submit their work to these prizes. Nervous Ghost Press is committed and advocated to our readers, writers, and communities. We will always promote writing as a means of art and survival regardless where someone is from, who they are, or what they write.

Final Judges this year are screenwriter, Debra Moore Muñoz and singer/ songwriter, Michale Graves.

Prize summary:

  • $1000 Cash

  • Publication by Nervous Ghost Press

  • Author Copies

  • California Reading Tour (virtual or in-person depending on COVID-19 restrictions)

  • Entry Fee: $24

*If you are unable to include the entry fee, contact us and we will work with you. We believe no one should miss out on opportunities because of financial hardships.

  • Single author manuscript, original, previously unpublished writing between 48 and 128 pages (poetry); 50,000 and 80,000 words (prose).

Submission Period
October 26, 2020 -January 31, 2021

Contact Name
Matthew Mejia
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