2013 Wabash Prize for Nonfiction, featuring judge Cheryl Strayed, open for submissions

cstrayed-150x150We are pleased to announce that the second annual Wabash Prize for Nonfiction is now open, and bestselling author Cheryl Strayed will serve as the final judge.

First prize in the contest is $1,000 and publication in the next issue of Sycamore Review.

Cheryl Strayed is the acclaimed author of Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail,Torch, and Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar. Writing in the New York Times, Dani Shapiro called Wild “a literary and human triumph,” adding “in Wild, the two tales Strayed tells, of her difficult past and challenging present, are delivered in perfect balance.”

The deadline for the 2013 Wabash Prize for Nonfiction is October 15.  The $15 entry includes a year’s subscription. For complete submission guidelines or to submit your work, please visit our contests page.

Photo credit: Joni Kabana.