A quarterly print journal featuring the best prose and poetry
we can get our hands on, period.
ISSUE TWO HAS ARRIVED!
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——CONTESTS & CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS——
The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans
FROM THEIR WEBSITE: This creative writing contest for U.S. military veterans and active duty personnel is hosted by The Iowa Review and made possible by a gift from the family of Jeff Sharlet (1942–69), a Vietnam veteran and antiwar writer and activist. The contest is open to veterans and active duty personnel writing in any genre and about any subject matter.
Judge: Phil Klay
Prizes: First place: $1,000 plus publication in the Spring 2017 issue of The Iowa Review. Second place: $750. Three runners-up: $500 each.
Submit between May 1 and June 1, 2016. No entry fee.
The editors are open to a broad range of literary works: poetry, fiction, literary reviews, narratives, and essays. All submissions must be original and unpublished.
Word length: 4K words for stories and memoirs; 1200-2500 words for reviews; and up to 100 lines for poetry.
Payment: $400/story or article, and $200/poem for First Serial and Electronic Rights. rights and our hard work.
FROM THEIR WEBSITE: We like stories that start quickly and have a strong narrative arc. Poems that are passionate about subject, language, and image are welcome, whether they are traditional or experimental, whether in formal or free verse (closed or open form). Nonfiction should combine art and fact with the finest writing.
The North American Review is the oldest literary magazine in America (founded in 1815) and one of the most respected. We read during the academic year. We close during university breaks.
FROM NEWPAGES: The Cossack Review is accepting submissions of creative nonfiction, poetry, fiction, and translation for our upcoming print and web issues. We are looking for meaningful works of prose and poetry at most any length, whether formal or experimental. Send us writing that is nuanced and surprising. Further genre guidelines and content from our issues is available at www.thecossackreview.com.
Emerging Writer's Contest
FROM THEIR WEBSITE: Since 1971, Ploughshares has been committed to promoting the work of up-and-coming writers. Over the years, Ploughshares has helped launch the careers of great writers like Edward P. Jones, Sue Miller, Mona Simpson, Tim O’Brien, and many more.
In the spirit of the journal’s founding mission, the Ploughshares Emerging Writer's Contest recognizes work by an emerging writer in each of three genres: fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. One winner in each genre per year will receive $1,000 and publication in the literary journal. We consider writers “emerging” if they have not published or self-published a book.
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——ISSUE TWO CONTRIBUTORS——
Krista Genevieve Farris
Jonathan Louis Duckworth
Donna D. Vitucci
Daniel W. Thompson
Corey Ginsberg, Observer Effect
Next Workshop Start Date: Monday, July 11th, 2016
End Date: August 8th, 2016
Current Available Slots: 12/12
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