ANNOUNCING 2012 NACCS TEJAS AWARD FOR FICTION
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies—Tejas Foco
Description of Award
NACCS-Tejas invites nominations and submissions for its 2012 NACCS-Tejas Fiction Award. The 2012 NACCS Tejas Award for Fiction Committee will consider any novel or collection of short stories published in 2011 in Texas or elsewhere. We will recognize an outstanding work of fiction that best represents a significant topic related to the Mexican American experience in Texas. The award will be presented at the NACCS-Tejas annual conference to be held at Teas State University in San Marcos, Texas in March 2012. There are no restrictions on the number of nominations per press. Authors may also self-nominate. Poetry, personal narrative, autobiography, reprints, re-editions of previously published works, translations, or books previously nominated for this award, are not eligible.
Nominations will be reviewed by a committee of NACCS-Tejas members.
Procedure for Nominations
Publishers or authors wishing to submit books for consideration should send three copies of the book, one to each of the three committee members at the addresses below by the deadline of November 20, 2011. Nominations should include a submission letter, including the name of the author, the title of the book, and the date of publication.
All nominations must be received (not postmarked) by November 20, 2011.
For additional information, you may contact the committee chair Marci R. McMahon at firstname.lastname@example.org