Dan’s Papers Literary Prize for Nonfiction Gala
The 7th Annual Dan’s Papers Literary Prize for Nonfiction Gala Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception will take place Thursday, August 23 at 4 pm. at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall East Hampton. The doors open at 3:30 p.m. and admission is free. The Ceremony will feature staged readings and discussions, keynote addresses, live readings of the winning pieces and a performance by Perlman Music Program alumni.
This year’s keynote address will be given by Roger Rosenblatt, author of five New York Times Notable Books of the Year and three New York Times bestsellers, including the memoirs Kayak Morning, The Boy Detective and Making Toast. Immediately following the Ceremony, a complimentary Cocktail Reception will be held in the Garden at Guild Hall with book signings and more.
The Dan’s Papers Literary Prize for Nonfiction—open to writers of all ages—and the Dan’s Papers Emerging Young Writers Prize for Nonfiction—open to writers 25 and under—are now accepting submissions through August 8, only online at LiteraryPrize.DansPapers.com. Eligible authors may enter up to three works, at a cost of $25 per entry for the Literary Prize and $10 for the Emerging Young Writers Prize.
First place for Dan’s Papers Literary Prize for Nonfiction is $7,500. Two runners up will be awarded $500 each. First place for the Dan’s Papers Emerging Young Writers is $1,000. Two runners up will be awarded $250 each.