Bukowski Prize in Literature

Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) was an acclaimed American author who transformed the way we look at literature, penning inspiring works which pushed the boundaries of our imaginations. Inspired by his unique style, we are presenting an annual Bukowski Prize, a literature prize awarded for the best original work written in English language for each featured category – novel; short story; poem; feature screenplay.


A collaborative hard cover publication with Author House ($3000 value) plus online distribution of the winning novel, short story, and poem in an ensemble collection.

Screenplay – $1000 plus a prospect to be made into a feature film.

We are only accepting previously non-published works.

For Submissions CLICK HERE