Yet another deadline for a Hall Center competition that is fast approaching! Open to all Kansas authors.
The Byron Caldwell Smith Book Awards are given biennially to one individual in each of three categories, residing or employed in Kansas, who has authored a book published within the two calendar years preceding the application deadline (5/3/21) . One $750 award for fiction, one $750 award for non-fiction, and one $750 award for poetry is given each competition cycle.
The recipients receive their awards at a public presentation and reception held at the Hall Center. Anyone can nominate a book, including the author or the book's publisher.
Eligibility criteria and directions for submitting available here:
Hall Center for the Humanities
University of Kansas