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All Prairie Schooner prize winners are chosen from the year's published contributors. Prizes are subject to availability of funds and are announced annually in the Spring Issue. Do NOT send work for the purpose of entering it into a specific contest (See our submissions page)...just send us your best and know that if we accept it for publication, you will be considered for the following awards:
THE LAWRENCE FOUNDATION AWARD
$1000 for the best short story published in Prairie Schooner. The Lawrence Foundation is a charitable trust located in New York City.
THE VIRGINIA FAULKNER AWARD
$1000 for the best poem or group of poems published during the previous year.
THE EDWARD STANLEY AWARD
$1000 for poetry published during the previous year.
LARRY LEVIS PRIZE FOR POETRY
$1000 for a selected poem or group of poems published during the previous year.
$1000 for work selected for literary distinction.