John Gardner Fiction Book Award
No Entry Fee PRIZE: $1,000.00. ENTRY FEE: $0.00. DEADLINE: 03-01-2016. WRITING CONTEST WEBSITE The Binghamton Center for Writers at Binghamton University is accepting submissions to the John Gardner Fiction Book Award (est. 2002) and is awarding a cash prize of $1,000 to an author of an original book of fiction or a collection of fiction stories written in English and published in 2015. To enter, submit each book with an application form (found online at the website). Either the publisher or author can submit. The publisher can submit multiple books for the judges to consider. The English Department must receive the author's book by March 1, 2016.
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The Delmarva Peninsula abounds with tales of buried pirate loot and the off-shore wrecks of treasure ships. In this lavishly illustrated volume, Nunez, and his group of local treasure hunters, explore local sites and research legendary hoards with methods that can be used in any location.