CaryPress Grant

The CaryPress Grant is a new award for elementary or middle-grade fiction authors. 

The winner of the Grant will receive $3,000 cash.



  • You may not have works published, or under contract, with a traditional publishing house.
  • Each member may submit only one manuscript to the Grant each year.
  • Applicants should submit a completed novel for elementary, middle grade, or young adult readers, in the fiction genre. The fiction umbrella covers high fantasy as well as sci-fi, magical realism, fabulism, folklore, horror, alternate history, and other related categories.





  • Please submit your application via email ONLY. Please include all info as ONE PDF ATTACHMENT. We will NOT accept a word document.
  • Your PDF attachment must include:
    • a cover page that contains your name, manuscript title, and a double-spaced synopsis, max 250 words;
    • the first 10 pages (US letter size) of your completed manuscript with page numbers in the bottom corner. You must have a complete draft to submit. Please include your name (First_Last) in the upper corner of your 10 pages.
  • Your manuscript sample must be double-spaced and cannot exceed 10 pages. We do not need a separate title page. Your cover page doubles as a title page. Please use 12-point, Times New Roman or Arial font.
  • Please label your PDF as First Name_Last Name (e.g., Mary_Ford). (Your submission should total 11 pages: cover page + 10 manuscript pages.)
  • Deadline: Dec, 1, 2021
  • Email your completed application to
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Washington, DC. and London, UK – March 2020 – The Right Write, Inc and CaryPress Books today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create CaryPress International Books, to continue expansion into Europe and UAE, as well as serve existing clients in those markets.

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