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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction

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This award honors the best fiction set in a period when the United States was at war. It recognizes the service of American veterans and military personnel and encourages the writing and publishing of outstanding war-related fiction. Donated by William Young Boyd II.

An annual award consisting of $5,000 and a 24k gold-framed citation of achievement.
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

  • Novel must have been published during the year prior to the award.
  • Incidents of war can constitute the main plot of the story or merely provide the setting.
  • Young adult and adult novels only.