levisCalling all GodWallies: This year, the Program will be awarding TWO Levis Prizes*, one in poetry and one in fiction, to alumni completing first books. Each winner will receive $4,000.

• Eligibility: Warren Wilson MFA graduates who have not yet published a full-length collection in the selected genre (150+ pages/1500+ copies for fiction, 48+ pages/500+ copies for poetry).

• Submissions: 40 pages fiction or 20 pages poetry plus brief project proposal. Via Submittable, with $25 entry fee.

• Applications open 8/1-11/1 2015. Full guidelines will be posted with the application August 1. Judges will be announced with the winning manuscripts.

• Questions? Email Levis@friendsofwriters.org.

* The Levis Prizes are named in honor of award-winning poet and beloved MFA Program for Writers faculty member Larry Levis (1946-1996). He was cherished for both his incisive mind and the care and attention he gave his students.

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