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Awards & Prizes
"Honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917"
"The most honored literary project in America," the Pushcart Prize celebrates outstanding works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry published in small presses.
"Since 1985, the Foundation has supported creative writing through the Whiting Writers Awards which are given annually to ten emerging writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and plays."
"The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is a national prize which honors the best published works of fiction by American citizens in a calendar year."
"The National Book Award is an American literary prize given to writers by writers and administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization." Established in 1950.
"The National Book Critics Circle Awards honor the best literature published in English in six categories - autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry." Established in 1974.
People & Organizations
Poetry Society of America - Resource Web Directory is a large directory of links to poetry journals, publishers and small presses, literary organizations, poetry colonies, conferences, festivals, and contests.
"The PEN American Center is the U.S branch of the world's oldest international and literary human rights organization. Throughout its 85-year history, PEN America has remained a writer-center organization in which members play a leading role. PEN presidents, such as Arthur Miller, Norman Mailer, Susan Sontag, and Salman Rushdie have, and continue to place themselves at the forefront of the struggle to oppose censorship and defend writers."
"AWP provides community, opportunities, ideas, news, and advocacy for writers and teachers. We support over 34,000 writers, 500 college and university creative writing programs, and 100 writers' conferences and centers."
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