book prizes


The Fence Modern Prize in Prose is an annual prize, which offers $1000 and publication for a prose manuscript. Genre and other criteria change each year. Please check here for details about the 2018 Fence Modern Prize in Prose, including submission deadlines.

Winners of both the 2016 and 2017 Fence Modern Prize in Prose will be announced on or around January 1, 2017. We regret that our process has been so protracted. 

PAST WINNERS & JUDGES (where applicable)

Ottessa Moshfegh, McGlue (2014, Rivka Galchen)