Anne and Robert Cowan Writer's Prize 2019-2020 Nomination Form

The Anne and Robert Cowan Writer's Prize recognizes and awards writers who have made an exceptional contribution to literary arts through a uniquely Jewish perspective. Awardees must be emerging writers who have published work (novel, short story, creative non-fiction, memoir, graphic novel, or another hybrid form), and who:

•    Reside within the Federation's service area
•    Are considered exceptionally gifted by their peers and readers
•    Write with a high degree of creativity and intelligence
•    Engage thoughtfully with Jewish themes in their work

The submission deadline is January 13, 2020 (submissions are reviewed as they are received). Please contact Alan Brody with any questions.

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Please include the title, publication, and date for each example.

The Anne and Robert Cowan Writer's Prize is made possible by Robert Cowan, who established the award at the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties in 2004.