Associação Portuguesa de Escritores - APE

Established in 1982, the Portuguese Writers Association - APE (Associação Portuguesa de Escritores) Grand Prize for Fiction is sponsored by various public and private entities, including Camões, I.P., with the aim of distinguishing one novel each year written by a Portuguese author. To qualify, the first edition of the novel must have been published in Portugal the previous year.

The Grand Prize is worth 15,000 euros and cannot be awarded posthumously.