The Creative Writing Department at Austin Community College is committed to recognizing outstanding works of literary merit through its Balcones Literary Prizes, worth $1,500 each.
The Balcones Center for Creative Writing at Austin Community College is pleased to announce the Balcones Fiction Prize ($1,500) in recognition of an outstanding book of literary fiction.

Prize Information Eligibility:
  • Books of prose may be submitted by author or publisher; send three copies; books must bear a publication date between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013.
Deadline: January 31, 2014.

Reading fee: $30; checks payable to Austin Community College

Click Here to nominate a book.

Click Here for the latest news about the Balcones Fiction Prize.

For additional info, please email balcones@austincc.edu.
The Balcones Center for Creative Writing at Austin Community College is pleased to announce the Balcones Poetry Prize ($1,500) in recognition of an outstanding book of poetry.

Prize Information Eligibility:
  • Books of poetry of 42 pages or more may be submitted by author or publisher; send three copies; books must bear a publication date between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013.
Deadline: January 31, 2014.

Reading fee: $25; checks payable to Austin Community College

Click Here to nominate a book.

Click Here for the latest news about the Balcones Poetry Prize.

For additional info, please email balcones@austincc.edu.
austin community college district
5930 Middle Fiskville road
Austin, Texas 78752-4390
department of creative writing
rio grande campus
1212 Rio Grande street
Austin, Texas 78701
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phone: 512.223.3355
fax: 512.223.3059
last modified: Nov 1, 2010