2019 Awards Program Short List

A couple weeks ago, we announced the 2019 SFWP Literary Awards Program Long List. Today, we received the “short list.” We are down to just 20 manuscripts. One of the authors below will be the winner of the 2019 Literary Awards program. Let’s get...

2019 Awards Program Long List

What an amazing Literary Awards Program! Over the last 20 years, the Awards Program has grown into an international sensation, attracting a diverse range of voices from all around the world. This year’s program saw nearly a thousand entries arrive from over 25...

SFWP and 2040 Books at #AWP19

We have a very active weekend planned in Portland! From awesome panels to book launches and free beer! Here’s the schedule for the SFWP team! SFWP will be at Booth 5069, and 2040 Books will be at Table T4063. SFWP will also be selling frontlist titles from Mason...

SFWP’s Spring Titles Are Coming May 1!

What should you be reading this spring? By SFWP Editors   This spring, SFWP is releasing two new titles. We could tell you we’re super excited about them, but of course we are. Why should you be stoked, too, you ask? Well, just read on. There’s...

Author Spotlight: Tyrese Coleman

Truth and Truth-Adjacent: Excerpt, Review, and Interview with Fluid Prose Writer, Tyrese Coleman By Nicole Schmidt Tyrese Coleman is a writer, wife, mother, and attorney. She is also the fiction editor for District Lit, and an associated editor at SmokeLong Quarterly....

Author Spotlight: Jonathan Escoffery

A Man of Many Projects and the Encouragement of Rejection By Monica Prince Writer Jonathan Escoffery’s manuscript, If I Survive You, was selected as one of the top ten finalists for the SFWP Literary Awards Program. He is the recipient of a 2017 Somerville Arts...