Introducing the Mysterious Press Award!

We are thrilled to announce the Mysterious Press Award, which will be given for the best e-book original mystery novel. The winning entry will receive a prize of $25,000 and guaranteed world-wide publication. The winner will be announced at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair.

Per the boss, Otto Penzler: 

“Digitally published books have become a major element of the publishing landscape over the past few years. Our goal is to acknowledge the outstanding work being produced in this format and reward it appropriately. We expect to have some truly wonderful manuscripts submitted for this substantial prize.”

Here are the details: 

  • Open to new and established authors
  • Submissions must be made through a literary agent
  • The window is Jan. 1 to April 30
  • The top three entries will then be circulated to its world-wide partners for a final decision

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