Fairfax County put out an all-call for independent authors who want to submit their work to the Virginia Author Project Contest.
The statewide fiction contest allows people to compete for several prizes, according to Fairfax County.
To qualify, each submission must be independently published, either in the adult fiction or young adult fiction genre, written by a Virginia resident and available in certain file formats, the website said.
- $500 each in adult and young adult categories
- Honors at the 2021 spring IAP Reception
- Opportunities to promote your book(s) at Virginia public libraries
- Inclusion in a full-page print spread in Library Journal
- Opportunities to earn royalties through the IAP Select collection
Anyone interested can submit their work online before May 31.
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