The 2014 Noemi Book Award for Fiction and the 2014 Noemi Book Award for Poetry will be judged by the editors. The winners will receive $1000, publication by Noemi Press, and 10 author's copies. You can enter here.

Guidelines for Submissions

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by Noemi Press are given annually for one book-length poetry collection and one book-length work of fiction. The editors will judge.

POETRY: Poets at any stage in their career may submit a manuscript of no more than 70 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30.

FICTION: Fiction writers at any stage in their career may submit a manuscript (no page limit) with a $25 entry fee by April 30.

All manuscripts are read blind. Strip your manuscript of all identifying material, including title pages, dedications, and acknowledgements; otherwise, the manuscript will not be considered. Contest winners will be announced in early October 2014.

Visit the website for contest updates, to see past winners, or to get a sense of our catalog: http://noemipress.org

Finalists for the 2013 Noemi Book Award for Poetry
A Civilization by Fred MuratoriWe Are a System of Ghosts by Lindsay Tigue
Ending in Planes by Ruth Ellen Kocher
So Sorry by Kara Candito
The Refusal of Suitors by Ryo Yamaguchi
Good Morning! by Hugh Behm-Steinberg
What the Sun Thought by Laura Carter
Between Grammars by Danielle Vogel
The Halfbreed by Chloe Garcia Roberts
PINE by Molly Sutton-Kiefer

Congratulations to Ruth Ellen Kocher, whose manuscript, Ending in Planes, is the winner of the 2013 Noemi Book Award for Poetry.
We will also be publishing Danielle Vogel’s Between Grammars and Ryo Yamaguchi’s The Refusal of Suitors.

Finalists for the 2013 Noemi Book Award for Fiction
MOVIEOLA! by John Domini
Rats That Will Eat You by Adam Kaplan
Cockpuncher by Zach Powers
The University of Pennsylvania by Caren Beilin
Doom Town and Other Stories by Wendell Mayo
Her 37th Year, an Index by Suzanne Scanlon
Out of Which Came Nothing by Laurie Blauner
The Devil and the Dairy Princess by Pedro Ponce
Liner Notes by James Brubaker
In No Strange Land by Joe Milazzo

Congratulations to Caren Beilin, whose manuscript, The University of Pennsylvania, is the winner of the 2013 Noemi Book Award for Fiction.
We will also be publishing Suzanne Scanlon’s Her 37th Year, an Index.