Awards for American Indians

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Tribes and Nations - Miscellaneous and Other Minorities 

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Beyond Margins Award

PEN American Center
Attn: Beyond margins Coordinator
588 Broadway, Suite 303
New Your, NY 10012
(212) 334-1660, ext. 109            Fax: (212) 334-2181
E-mail: stacyleigh@pen.org
Web: www.pen.org/page.php/prmID/280

Purpose

To recognize and reward Native Americans and other outstanding authors of color from any country.

Eligibility

This award is presented to an author of color

  • African
  • Arab
  • Asian
  • Caribbean
  • Latino
  • Native American

Whose book-length writings were published in the United States during the current calendar year. 

Works of

  • fiction
  • literary nonfiction
  • biography/memoir
  • other works of literary character are strongly preferred

U.S. citizenship or residency is not required.  Nominations must be submitted by publishers or agents.

Financial data

The prize is $1,000

Duration

The prizes are awarded annually

Numbers awarded 

5 each year

Deadline

December of each year