The Memoir Prize For Books

 We thank everyone who has submitted to the second annual Memoir Prize for Books! The results of our contest will be announced on or before May 15, 2022. Book Reviews will be sent shortly after. 

The Annual Memoir Prize awards Memoir and Creative Nonfiction book-length works of exceptional merit in the categories of traditional, self-published, and previously unpublished prose.

  • Categories: traditionally published, self-published works, and unpublished manuscripts
  • On any subject matter
  • Deadline: December 31, 2021!
  • Winners announced in May 2022
  • Total prizes: $5,000
  • Enter via Submittable

Submit your full-length memoir for the Memoir Prize and a chance to win cash, a feature in Memoir Magazine, and a year’s worth of free advertising. The only contest of its kind dedicated exclusively to the Memoir genre. This is a real opportunity for outstanding independently and self-published memoir authors to get the recognition they deserve. Unpublished manuscripts will have the remarkable chance to present a prize-winning manuscript for consideration by agents and publishers.

You may submit a full-length book of memoir or creative nonfiction, a collection of essays, or graphic narrative as a single entry. There is no restriction on length, age of the author, type of publisher, or on the year of publication.

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