Amazon.com, Penguin Group (USA) and CreateSpace will hold the third annual Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. There will be two grand prizes: one for general fiction and one for young adult fiction. The 2010 competition will also now be open to novels that have previously been self-published. Each winner will receive a publishing contract with Penguin, which includes a $15,000 advance. Here's post for details.
Also, there's still time to enter Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers Delacorte Press Contest
for a First Young Adult Novel. Manuscripts must be postmarked no later than Dec. 31, 2009. Here are the details:
Good luck to all who enter.