2018 Ceremony & Literary Festival

Dan’s Papers $10,000 Literary Prize for Nonfiction Gala Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception. Thursday, August 23

4:00pm | Doors Open at 3:30 – John Drew Theater at Guild Hall East Hampton. Free Admission

Come Join the Festivities! Find out who will win the Dan’s Papers 7th Annual $10,000 Literary Prize Competition.

Dan’s Papers Literary Prize for Nonfiction (Open to All Ages):

Grand Prize: $7,500 (Two Runners Up: $500 Each)

Emerging Young Writers Prize for Nonfiction:

Grand Prize: $1,000 (Two Runners Up: $250 Each)

Ceremony will feature:

  • Staged readings and discussions featuring former Congressman and author Steve Israel & more!
  • Keynote address by award winning author Roger Rosenblatt.
  • Live readings of the winning pieces by TV personality, actress and Emmy winner Joy Behar.
  • Exclusive book signings by Steve Israel, Joy Behar, Roger Rosenblatt, Daniel Simone and Dan’s Papers Founder Dan Rattiner!
  • Immediately following the Ceremony, join us for a complimentary Cocktail Reception in the Garden at Guild Hall.