May 1 deadline looms…

The deadline for the 2013 Washington Institute Book Prize approaches! It’s May 1, and the prize is a lucrative one: $30,000 for the Gold, $15,000 for the Silver, and $5,000 for the Bronze. Go here for the prize rules, past winners, and other vital information. Learn still more about the prize by watching the award announcement of the 2012 competition, in the clip embedded below. (The master of ceremonies is Robert Satloff, executive director of the Institute. If you don’t see the embed, go here.)

Washington Institute Book Prize: deadline looms!

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy has issued its last call for submissions for the 2012 fifth annual Washington Institute Book Prize. The prize is awarded to three outstanding new books that have illuminated the Middle East for American readers. Gold Prize is $30,000, Silver Prize is $15,000, and Bronze Prize is $5,000. The competition is open to new books published in the United States for the first time between May 1, 2011, and May 1, 2012. Read about past winners here.

Only publishers may submit books, so if you’re the author of an eligible book, get on the phone to your publisher now. Deadline is May 1.

And this year, the Institute has put out a two-minute promotional clip describing the prize and the 2011 winners. (Click here if you don’t see it embedded below.)

Submit your winner by May 1

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy has issued its last call for submissions for the 2011 fourth annual Washington Institute Book Prize. The prize is awarded to three outstanding new books that have illuminated the Middle East for American readers. Gold Prize is $30,000, Silver Prize is $15,000, and Bronze Prize is $5,000. The competition is open to new books published in the United States for the first time between May 1, 2010, and May 1, 2011. Read about past winners here.

Only publishers may submit books, so if you’re the author of an eligible book, get on the phone to your publisher now.