Congratulations to the 2023 First Pages Prize Winners! The First Pages Prize mission is to discover, recognize and encourage emerging voices through the annual creative nonfiction and fiction FIRST ... [Read More]
First Pages Prize
Open to un-agented writers worldwide, the FIRST PAGES PRIZE invites you to enter your FIRST FIVE PAGES (1250 words) of a longer work of fiction or creative nonfiction.
Winners receive cash awards, a developmental mentorship, and an agent consultation.
Submissions for the 2023 FIRST PAGES PRIZES in Fiction and Creative Nonfiction have now closed. There will be three winners announced in each category. Winners will receive cash awards, ... [Read More]
Congratulations Elise Thi Tran, winner of the 2022 First Pages Prize with Dredged From the Courtyard Pond, a collection of vignettes drawing from the oral history of a family’s escape from Vietnam and ... [Read More]
The 2022 FIRST PAGES PRIZE winners will be announced in the next few weeks. Open to un-agented writers worldwide, the FIRST PAGES PRIZE invites you to enter your FIRST FIVE PAGES (1250 ... [Read More]
New Zealand author P. J. McKay, won with the opening of her historical novel, The Telling Time (Polako Press, 2020). She is now represented by Highspot Literary and was shortlisted for the 2020 NZSA ... [Read More]
Sara Johnson Allen won the First Pages Prize 2019 with We Make Them Pay - Literary Fiction Sandra Jensen placed 2nd with Seagull Pie - Creative Non Fiction (Memoir) and has also won the Bridport ... [Read More]
2018 marked the inaugural First Pages Prize, created by The de Groot Foundation to highlight emerging authors. Emerging authors are encouraged to submit the first 5 pages of a fiction or creative ... [Read More]