Since 2014, Permafrost Magazine has held an Annual Book Prize contest for the best manuscript (genre alternating each year).
The winner of the contest receives $1000.00 and publication through the University of Alaska Press. Each year, the book prize genre alternates through poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Prizes: The winner will receive $1,000 and publication of their manuscript through the University of Alaska Press.
We welcome manuscripts from all writers writing in English. We will not consider manuscripts that have already been published elsewhere including self-published works. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere. No past or present student or paid employee of the University of Alaska Fairbanks is eligible to enter. Affiliates of UAF and their spouses are not eligible for entry.