Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award
Penguin Group USA and Amazon.com began their second-annual Breakthrough Novel Award contest today. Aspiring novelists have until midnight EST on Feb. 8th to submit their manuscripts. On March 16, Amazon reviewers will cut the list down to 500 quarterfinalists. On April 15, Publishers Weekly reviews will pick the top 100 semifinalists. One month later, Penguin will pick three finalists, and Amazon readers will pick the winner on May 22. Get all the details here.