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Original nonfiction works published or aired in English or translated into English in the calendar year of 2021 in any media format including book, print, electronic, radio, podcast, television, and video are eligible for entry.

Creator of the work must be a woman of at least 21 years of age. Members of LDEI and non-members are eligible to enter.

Subject matter may include any area that explores the intersection of food, beverage and culture such as, but not limited to, home cooking, travel, restaurants, memoir, biography, beverages, hospitality, arts of the table, agriculture, and culinary history.

The works will be evaluated for voice, impactful cultural insight and contribution, and overall excellence. Works produced by LDEI members and non-members are eligible for entry. 

Entries will be accepted January 15, 2022 through midnight EST March 31, 2022. Each entry must be electronically submitted with a $75 non-returnable handling fee (early bird fee of $50 for entries submitted by midnight EST February 1, 2022).

Submissions and payment will be accepted on the LDEI website only.

Click here and please read the Official Rules.

Click here for Entry Form.

For more information, please contact:

Mary McMahon, LDEI MFK Fisher Prize Co-Chair dolcemaria08@gmail.com
Mindy Merrell, LDEI MFK Fisher Prize Co-Chair 450min@gmail.com