The 2013 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction is now accepting manuscripts in the following categories: Novel, Novella, Short Story, and Young Adult Novel.
* What is the Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction?
It is a literary prize to promote writers and great undiscovered stories of Catholic fiction.
* What is Catholic fiction?
According to the Tuscany Press website, Catholic fiction is defined as "stories infused with the presence of God and faith — subtly, symbolically or deliberately.Think of Flannery O’Connor, Graham Greene, J.R.R. Tolkien and G.K. Chesterton and many others whose writings reflected the thoughts of the great writer Gerard Manley Hopkins: 'The world is charged with the grandeur of God.' This is the 'stuff' of literature that wins the Tuscany Prize.'"
There is an entry fee, but prize amounts have increased this year.
Deadline is June 30, 2013.
For complete submission guidelines, visit the Tuscany Press site.