The deadline for The Miami University Novella Prize for 2023 is drawing near.  The Prize is awarded annually to a novella-length manuscript of original fiction (18,000–40,000 words). The winner will receive $750, a standard contract, publication by the University of Miami Press, and 10 copies of the book.


The entry fee is $25.
Deadline: August 30, 2022



Upton is the author of fourteen books, including Visitations: Stories; Bottle the Bottles the Bottles the Bottles: Poems; and The Tao of Humiliation: Stories. Her seventh poetry collection, The Day Every Day Is, received the 2021 Saturnalia Prize and is forthcoming in 2023. Her awards include the Open Book Award from the Cleveland State University Poetry Center; the Pushcart Prize; the BOA Short Fiction Prize, and the 2008 Miami University Novella Prize.