Seventeenth Annual Young Lions Fiction Award, 2017

Publish Date: Jun 26, 2016

Deadline: Sep 02, 2016

Young Lions Fiction Award

To be considered for this prize, the candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • The writer must be age 35 or younger at the time of the book’s publication during 2016.
  • The book must be written for adults (no children’s or YA).
  • He or she must be a citizen of the United States.
  • The work must be either a novel or a collection of short stories published between January 2016 and December 2016.
  • We will accept submissions in galley form for works to be published after the submission deadline of Friday, September 2, 2016.

The publisher must submit all books. Authors may not submit their work on their own.

Please use the PDF submission form or the online form to submit your nominations. We must receive all submission forms and books by September 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. We will not consider incomplete submissions.

About The New York Library 

The origins of this remarkable institution date back to the time when New York was emerging as one of the world's most important cities. By the second half of the 19th century, New York had already surpassed Paris in population and was quickly catching up with London, then the world's most populous city. Fortunately, this burgeoning and somewhat brash metropolis counted among its citizens men who foresaw that if New York was indeed to become one of the world's great centers of urban culture, it must also have a great library.

Today the Library’s 92 locations include four research centers — focusing on the humanities and social sciences, the performing arts, black history and culture, and business and industry — and a network of neighborhood libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. 

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