Accepts entries starting
Entry Deadline January 10, 2016
Decision Date
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Monetary or Material Award (See Details)

About the Award

These awards honor ASJA members whose articles, produced on a freelance basis, have demonstrated excellence in eight distinct categories:

• Business/Technology/Science article
• First-person personal experience or dramatic narrative (compelling narrative nonfiction as well as "as-told-to" personal experiences)
• Lifestyle article (narrative nonfiction on a lifestyle-oriented subject such as travel, food & wine, culture, art, music, leisure pursuits)
• Personal essay, opinion, or op-ed; may include blog posts published by third parties (personal essay and opinion/op-ed pieces will be judged separately; two winners may be chosen)
• Profiles
• Reporting on a significant topic (for example, narrative or literary journalism dealing with a topic such as a medical breakthrough, new legislation, racial intolerance, environmental concerns, business/finance, etc., for consumer publications)
• Service article (for example, advice, self-help, guidance, how-to)
• Trade article (written for a specialized industry publication intended for a specialized or professional audience)

Notable Winners


Entries are judged by the ASJA Awards Committee. It is up to the judges to determine whether there is a winner in any particular category.

Monetary/Material Award Details

Eligibility Requirements

Only ASJA members may apply

Entry Fee Details


Required Material

Articles must be in PDF format and uploaded through the online submission process. We will not accept paper submissions.

Complete one online entry for each article you're submitting. Please supply ALL the requested information. There is a fee of $15 per article nomination.

Entry Format

Entry Process currently closed. More information to come.

Contact Information


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1501 Broadway, Suite 403
New York, NY 10036, USA

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