Apr 1, 2021The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) joins libraries throughout the state in announcing the call for entries in this year’s Minnesota Author Project statewide contest. Submissions will be accepted April 1 - May 31.
Dec 15, 2020NaNoWriMo is officially behind us, and now it's time to keep that writing momentum going! Join the Indie Author Project in this Expert Session with award-winning Minnesotan indie author and writing coach, Bethany Atazadeh, to get the scoop on how to continue your progress long after November.
Oct 2, 2020Thomas Peacock won in the Adult Fiction category for his novel "The Wolf's Trail," and Bethany Atazadeh won the YA Fiction prize for "The Stolen Kingdom," a retelling of the legend of Aladdin and his lamp. Dr. Artika Tyner and the Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute won in the Communities Create category for "Justice Makes a Difference."
Sep 17, 2020Congratulations to the finalists of the third annual Minnesota Author Project, which recognizes the best indie-published authors in the state of Minnesota!
Sep 17, 2020Congratulations to the finalists of the first annual Communities Create contest of the Minnesota Author Project, which celebrates Minnesota organizations and communities that are producing written creative works!
Apr 8, 2020
The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) is pleased to announce the call for entries in the first annual Minnesota Author Project: Communities Create contest.
Oct 8, 2019
Steve South and his novel “The Queen of Steel and Fire” have been awarded the Minnesota Author Project prize in Young Adult Fiction for 2019.
Oct 8, 2019
Sarah Hanley has been awarded this year’s Minnesota Author Project prize in Adult Fiction for her novel, "Matka." The prize was announced on September 19 at the Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference at Mystic Lake Casino.
Sep 6, 2019
Congratulations to the finalists of the second annual Minnesota Author Project, which recognizes the best indie-published authors in the state of Minnesota!
Apr 9, 2018
The Minnesota Author Project is a literary contest that will spotlight Minnesota's best self-published books. To submit a book, you must be a Minnesota resident and your submission must be self-published. One winner will be chosen in each of two genres: adult and young adult. Winners will receive a $1,000 cash prize.