This year, thanks to a generous donation by a Friend of NCLR, the winner of the Alex Albright Creative Nonfiction Prize will receive $1000, and if we receive our grant, finalists selected for publication will also receive honoraria (amount to be announced when we receive word on our grant application).
We welcome creative nonfiction (including memoir, personal essays, travel writing, and other forms of cnf) up to 7500 words.
You must be an NCLR subscriber to submit to the Alex Albright Creative Nonfiction Prize competition (though you may subscribe after submitting).
With a one-year subscription ($15), submit one creative nonfiction piece . With a two-year subscription ($25) or membership in the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association, submit multiple pieces. Current two-year subscribers may submit multiple pieces.
Once you have submitted your piece(s) on Submittable, you will receive an email with a link to subscription information.
Please direct questions about the competition to email@example.com.
To check on your subscription status, please contact Suzi Waters, Journals Manager at UNC Press, our distributor: (919) 962-4201 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To read the full guidelines for the Alex Albright Creative Nonfiction Prize competition, including eligibility requirements, click here.