Ends in 1 day, 11 hours

$25.00 USD

This year's judge is Gish Jen, author of: Who’s Irish; The Girl At The Baggage Claim; Typical American; Mona in The Promised Land; World and Town; Tiger  Writing; Love Wife.


We are looking for fiction and creative nonfiction of any length, genre, and subject matter. This contest is open only to authors from an ethnic minority background. For more details about the 2040 Books mission, please visit this page.


  • The grand prize is $1,000
  • Authors retain all rights to their work
  • Winners will be offered a competitive book contract for full-market, frontlist release. There’s no obligation to sign this contract.
  • There is a $25 reading fee

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