The Morning Star Flash Fiction Contest
Deadline and Details for 2017: To be announced
Prize: Free Registration for NALS 2017
Judge: To be announced
The Morning Star Flash Fiction Award is for an unpublished work of 800 words or less. Awarded piece is selected through a submission process open to all writers.
Procedure: We will be using a blind judging process for the sake of integrity. Please attach manuscript as a .doc or .pdf file without identifying factors (name, address, etc.) and include a brief bio in the body of the email. Use the link below to pay the entry fee. Note: manuscript will not be considered without payment.
Send submission to: email@example.com
Sponsored by the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies:
The Beatrice Medicine Award for Scholarship in American Indian Studies
This award will be given for an outstanding essay and/or book. It is open to anybody who has published in Native American Studies for this calendar year, 2014. Previous winners and members of the NALS board are not eligible for the award.
Deadline: To be Announced
The award is voted on by the members of the Native American Literature Symposium board.
2013 Winner: Phillip Carroll Morgan
2012 Winner: Dean Rader
2011 Winner: Scott Richard Lyons
Title: "X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent"
2010 Winner: Jill Doerfler
Title: "An Anishinaabe Tribalography: Investigating and Interweaving Conceptions of Identity during the 1910s on the White Earth Reservation"
2009 Winner: Susan A. Miller
"Native America Writes Back: The Origin of the Indigenous Paradigm in Historiography."
2008 Winner: Jodi Byrd
"Living My Native Life Deadly": Red Lake, Ward Churchill, and the Discourses of Competing Genocides."
2007 Winner: Robert Warrior, Jace Weaver, and Craig Womack
Title: "American Indian Literary Nationalism"
Past Winners of The Morning Star Award in Creative Writing
Winner of the 2012 Award: Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle
Winner of the 2011 Award: Saanii Adil'ini (Tacey Atsitty)
Winner of the 2010 Award: Sara Ortiz
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