Postmark deadline: January 30 (annual)
Submissions accepted: December 1 – January 30
The Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize honors
internationally celebrated North Carolina novelist Thomas Wolfe. The
winner receives $1,000 and possible publication in The Thomas Wolfe Review.
Eligibility and Guidelines
- The competition is open to all writers regardless of
geographical location or prior publication.
- Submit an unpublished fiction manuscript
- short story or self-contained novel excerpt - not to exceed 3,000 words, double-spaced, 1" margins, 12-pt. Times New Roman font.
- Do not include a cover sheet with your document; Submittable will collect
and record your name and contact information.
- An entry fee must accompany the manuscript: $15 for
NCWN members, $25 for nonmembers.
- The entry fee is per submission. You may submit
- You may pay the member entry fee if you join the NCWN when you submit.
- The winner is announced each April.
- Simultaneous submissions ok, but please notify us
immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.