Marilyn Brown Unpublished Novel Competition Deadline October 1st

October 1st is the deadline for submissions to the annual Marilyn Brown Unpublished Novel Competition.  Submission guidelines are as follows:

  • Required focus: cultural experiences in the Utah region, or LDS experiences in the Utah region or  elsewhere
  • Required genre: mainstream literature (no science fiction or fantasy)

Submission Format:

  • Minimum length of 200 pages (no maximum)
  • Typed on white paper, double-spaced, with numbered pages
  • Printed on both front and back side of paper
  • Spiral bound; cover sheet contains only the title
  • Author name and contact information sealed in business envelope with novel title (only) written on outside
  • SASE included if author wants novel returned:  no loose postage

Address:

Marilyn Brown Novel Competition
c/o  Associate Professor Jen Wahlquist, Administrator
Department of English & Literature, Mail Stop 153
Utah Valley University
800 West University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058

Deadline:

Submissions must be received or postmarked by October 1st of each year.  After that date novels will be considered only for the following year’s award.

Award:

The administrator will announce the current winner during the UVU School of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Award Banquet next spring, at which time the selected author will receive $1000.  Prior announcement will not occur.

–Jen Wahlquist, Associate Professor
Administrator, Marilyn Brown Unpublished Novel Competition
Utah Valley University
Department of English and Literature

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2 thoughts on “Marilyn Brown Unpublished Novel Competition Deadline October 1st”

  1. A couple of questions on the Brown novel contest:
    Can I submit a novel that’s been self-published just to give to friends?

    My book is actually a hybrid, part novel, part real history. Would it still qualify?

    I assume there is a contest this year?

    Thanks

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