Prize Americana for Prose: Deadline 5 June

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture (an Institute for American Studies and Creative Writing)
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture (an Institute for American Studies and Creative Writing) invites you to submit to PRIZE AMERICANA for prose. Deadline 5 June 2013.

We believe exceptional writing has the power to change the world.

You can visit Americana here:
http://www.americanpopularculture.com

And Prize Americana here: http://www.americanpopularculture.com/prizeamericana.htm

We also believe that creative writers create our future popular culture, record our history, and thus must be supported as they express the hopes, dreams, struggles, and challenges of their age.

You can learn more about the institute here:
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/about.htm

Winners will receive publication by Hollywood Books International of Press Americana.

And we are open to all styles and genres.

We would like to congratulate Agustin D. Martinez for his novel The Mares of Lenin Park, which won Prize Americana for Prose 2012:
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C00R9TS

We would also like to congratulate Rich Murphy for his manuscript Americana, which won Prize Americana for Poetry 2013.

PREVIOUS WINNERS
PROSE
Agustin D. Martinez, The Mares of Lenin Park, 2012
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C00R9TS

Katherine L. Holmes, Curiosity Killed the Sphinx and Other Stories, 2011
http://www.amazon.com/Curiosity-Killed-Sphinx-Stories-ebook/dp/B008UH12D...

Alan Davis, So Bravely Vegetative, 2010
http://www.amazon.com/So-Bravely-Vegetative-ebook/dp/B004TO5H1U/ref=sr_1...

POETRY

Rich Murphy, Americana, 2013

Peter Neil Carroll, A Child Turns Back to Wave: Poetry of Lost Places, 2012
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-child-turns-back-to-wave-peter-carroll...

Jacqueline K. Powers, The Mysteries of Fishing and Flight, 2011

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-mysteries-of-fishing-and-flight-jacq...

Alexandria Ashford, Danke Schoen, 2010
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/danke-schoen-alexandria-ashford/11033076...

Queries to
editor@americanpopularculture.com

[NOTE: If you’re not ready to submit an entire manuscript right now, consider submitting poems, short stories, short scripts, creative nonfiction, or essays about creative writing to Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal: http://www.americanpopularculture.com/review.htm.
You can see our submission guidelines here: http://www.americanpopularculture.com/review_americana/submissions.htm]

cfp categories: 
american
popular_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond