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Bellevue Literary Review Prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction
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$1000 Carter V. Cooper Memorial Prize for Nonfiction $1000 Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry
Please note that
BLR is unable to accept credit cards payments online at this time. See #12
to pay by check or credit card by phone. We apologize for the
BLR Prize awards outstanding
writing related to themes of health, healing, illness, the mind, and
the body. First prize is $1000 (in each genre) and publication in the
Spring 2010 issue of the BLR.
Prose limited to 5000
words. Up to 3 poems
(maximum 5 pages). Submissions that exceed these limits will be
July 1, 2010.
Entry fee is $15 per submission.
For an additional $5, you will receive a 1 year subscription to the
BLR. (Maximum: two submissions per person).
Manuscripts are submitted
electronically as a Microsoft Word document. (Save with a *.doc
extension). Please combine all poems into one document and use first
poem as title.
Do not put your name
on the manuscript document. (This will be entered separately on our
website.) No cover letter needed.
When entering the title in the
website, please prefix with "Contest." (e.g. Contest
: The Iliad.) This is extremely important and we appreciate your
Work previously published* in
print or electronically will not be considered. (Please see footnote
below for specific definition of
Simultaneous submissions are
permitted, but we ask that you notify us immediately if your work is
accepted elsewhere. (This will avoid potentially awkward situations.)
We regret that there can be no refunds or
substitutions for withdrawn work.
Students/friends/colleagues/relations of any of the judges are not
permitted to enter submissions to that judge's genre.
BLR acquires first-time North
American rights. After publication, all rights revert to the author
and may be reprinted as long as appropriate acknowledgement to BLR is
made. All entries will also be considered for regular publication.
Due to administrative
costs, if no entry fee is received, manuscript will be placed with
general submissions. Because of a temporary glitch, we are unable to
accept credit card purchases over the web (to be fixed soon!) Please
send payment by check, or call during business hours to give credit
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By phone: 212-263-3973
We sincerely apologize
for the incovenience and appreciate your forbearance.
Contest in title). Thank you
Past issues have included stories by
Hannah Tinti, Kevin Canty, Ander Monson, Stephen Dixon and many more.
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strongest fiction, double-spaced, with all of your contact
information on the first page of your story. One story per reading period,
Avery cannot accept paper submissions through the snail mail. Please know: if
you send us a paper submission, it will not be read. In fact,
it will be recycled. We truly want to read your stories, so please:submit
Send your submissions as a Word attachment to:
Please write "submission" in the subject line, followed by your
story's title. Otherwise, we might mistake your submission for spam
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EVENT CREATIVE NON-FICTION CONTEST
A Poetry Handbook This slender guide by
Mary Oliver deserves a place on
the shelves of any budding poet. In clear, accessible prose, Oliver (winner
of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for poetry) arms the
reader with an understanding of the technical aspects of poetry writing.
Writing poetry is
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Event Magazine invites entries for their
Creative Non-Fiction Contest Maximum entry length: 5000 words. Entry fee:
$29.95 (includes subscription).
Send entries to:
The Douglas College Review
PO Box 2503, New Westminster, BC
Canada V3L 5B2
Phone: 604-527-5293 Fax: 604-527-5095
DEADLINE: APRIL 10, 2010
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Room Magazine Annual 2010 Fiction, Poetry, and Creative
It's that time of year again—sharpen your pencils or fire up your laptop and
send us your fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction contest entries.
Deadline: Entries must be postmarked no later than June 15, 2010.
Entry Fee: $27 per entry (includes a complimentary one-year subscription to
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Non-Canadian entries: $39 Canadian dollars
Prizes: 1st prize in each category – $500, 2nd prize – $250. Winners will be
published in a 2011 issue of Room. Other manuscripts may be published.
Send entries to:
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P.O. Box 46160, Station D
Vancouver, BC V6J 5G5
More than one entry will be accepted as long as fee is paid for each entry. No
manuscripts will be returned. Only winners will be notified.
Poetry: max. 3 poems or 150 lines | Fiction: max. 4,000 words
There will be blind judging, therefore, do not put your name or address on entry
submission, but enclose a cover sheet with your name, address, phone number and
title(s) of entry. Entries must be typed on 8.5 X 11 white paper. Prose must be
double-spaced. Each entry must be original, unpublished, not submitted or
accepted elsewhere for publication and not entered simultaneously in any other
contest or competition.
Call for Poetry Submissions: Knocking at the Door
Knocking at the Door: Approaching the Other seeks fresh work exploring the theme
of reconciling and/or coming to an understanding with the Other as it appears in
all aspects of life: personal, political and societal.
We want honest chronicles of your struggles to come to terms with the Other in
all its forms and your sense of humor. Some of the editor’s favorite authors
include Rilke, Ilya Kaminsky, Jack McCarthy and Harryette Mullen, but most of
all we love poems with a unique voice of their own that defy categorization.
Think along the lines of Daphne Gottlieb in her book “Final Girl”, Margaret
Atwood’s “Solstice Poem”, Paul Celan, Tess Gallagher’s “Conversation with a
Fireman from Brooklyn” or Patricia Smith’s “Skinhead”. We’re less interested in
poems written to reflect the woe or angst of the persona than poems reaching to
understand and explore the world outside.
Submissions will be accepted from February 15, 2010 to May
No previously published work or simultaneous submissions, please.
Send your submissions via an email to
with the subject line “Submission for Knocking at the Door from <your name>” and
an attached file in .doc or .rtf format including:
Your name & contact information
A brief author bio
3 – 5 poems, 10 pages maximum, single-spaced in at least 12 pt. font. We will
think less of you if you use Comic Sans.
Any submissions that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered.
Notifications will be sent out via email in August 2010.
Payment for publication of accepted poems: 2 copies of the completed anthology
in which your work appears.
Send your best words our way! We read and choose writing democratically,
pluralistically, ecumenically; therefore, we like to print a mix of writing
regardless of its form, genre, school, or politics. We publish newcomers and
established writers alike.
- Lisa Sisler & Lea C. Deschenes, Knocking at the Door Editors
A magazine about the issues of our time-how we live, what we value, what
sustains us. Published six times a year, it is a forum for ideas about creating
a healthy planet and healthy human communities. Orion publishes nonfiction,
short stories, interviews, poetry, reviews, and imagery related to this
exploration. Orion is meant as a lively, informative, and provocative dialogue,
and we look for compelling writing that connects readers to important issues. We
do not publish material that is academic or theoretical. Orion's feature
articles and departments are open to submissions from freelance writers. From
$400 to $1000 for feature-length articles. Payment is made upon acceptance.
Orion purchases first North American serial rights.
The annual winner receives a $500 Prize and Publication in summer issue of
Deadline: April 15
Short story submissions should be: 1) 8000 words or less, and 2) previously
unpublished. You may enter as many stories as you wish. The entry fee is $15 per
story and includes a 1-year subscription to Harpur Palate. Please send checks
drawn on a U.S. bank or money orders made out to Harpur Palate. Please make sure
your checks are made out to Harpur Palate. IMPORTANT: Check MUST BE made out to
HARPUR PALATE, or we will not be able to process (or accept) your submission!
All submissions will be considered for publication in Harpur Palate, and all
entrants will receive a copy of the issue in which the winning submission
appears. Please include a cover letter with your name, address, phone number,
your preferred e-mail address and story title. Entrant's name should ONLY appear
on the cover letter and should not appear anywhere on the manuscript.
Manuscripts cannot be returned, so please only send disposable copies.
Send entries along with a SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope) for contest
John Gardner Fiction Contest
1. No restrictions as to style,
content or number of submissions. Previously published pieces OK if online or
under 5,000 print circulation. Enter as often as you like. 2. Winners and selected finalists published by New Millennium Writings (www.NewMillenniumWritings.com).
3. Send between now and midnight of June 17(postmark OK).
4. Simultaneous & multiple submissions welcome. Previously published material
welcome if under 5,000-circulation or online only.
5. Each fiction or nonfiction piece is counted as a separate entry, and should
total no more than 6,000 words except Short-Short Fiction (no more than 1,000
6. Each poetry entry may include up to three poems, not to exceed five pages
total per entry. (All available poetry finalists will be published).
7. Include name, phone, address, email & category on cover page or letter
8. Manuscripts not returned. Include email address or SASE for list of winners.
9. Include $17 check payable to NMW with each submission.
10. Send to: "NMW" Room EM, PO Box 2463, Knoxville, TN, 37901.To order a sample
issue, add $10.
Call for Submissions: Breakwater Review
The editors at Breakwater Review, a literary journal at the MFA program at
UMass Boston, is seeking high-quality poetry and prose for our summer issue.
We are accepting submissions of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction through our
online submissions manager until our May 1
Here's a link:
Writers should submit up to 5,000 words of fiction, up to 3,000 words of
nonfiction, or up to five poems.
We will also consider interviews and reviews, but please query first by
emailing us at breakwaterreview@)gmail.com.
To check out the great writers in the current issue of Breakwater Review, and
to get an idea of the type of work we're interested in, at:
Awards for Writers
The $1,500 New Letters Prize for Poetry
The $1,500 Dorothy Churchill Cappon Prize for the Essay
The $1,500 Alexander Patterson Cappon Prize for Fiction
15 for first entry; $10 for every entry
after. Entry fee includes a one-year subscription, renewal, or gift
subscription to New Letters, shipped to any address within the United
States. Make checks payable to New Letters.
Two cover sheetsthe first with complete
name, address, e-mail address, phone number, category, and title(s); and the
second with category and title only. Your personal information should not
appear anywhere else on the entry. For sample cover sheets,
A stamped, self-addressed postcard for
notification of receipt and entry number.
A stamped, self-addressed envelope for a
list of winners. This is optional. Please send only one envelope if
submitting more than one entry.
RULES AND NOTES
All entries will be considered for
publication in New Letters.
Entries are not to exceed 8,000 words. A
single poetry entry may contain up to six poems, and those poems need not be
Multiple entries are accepted with
appropriate fees. Please make cover sheets for each entry of fiction,
essay, or group of poems.
Manuscripts will not be returned.
No substitutions after submissions. No
refunds will be offered for withdrawn material.
Current students and
employees of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and current volunteer
members of the New Letters and BkMk Press staffs, are not eligible.
New Letters Awards for Writers
UMKC, University House
5101 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
deadline: May 18, 2010.
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