The prize, administered by Solano Publications, is free to enter; both short stories and creative nonfiction are eligible.
Resources for Writers
The six recipients were selected from among nearly 100 applications that came from across the region. Decisions were made with the assistance of a jury that included authors Ahmed Naje, Hussam Hilali, and Samar Yazbek, and playwright and researcher Meriam Bousselmi.
The Common’s summer and fall submissions call — open through the end of November — asks for stories, poems, and nonfiction set in, around, and through the Gulf.