Prize: $1000 and publication for fiction, poetry, and nonfiction; $500 and publication for flash
Entry: Submittable only; $20 fee for fiction, poetry, and nonfiction (one-year subscription included); $8 fee for flash
- Students, faculty, staff, and administrators currently affiliated with the University of Alabama are ineligible for consideration or publication.
- Intimate friends, relatives, colleagues, and former or current students of the judges are ineligible to submit in that category.
- Previous winners should wait three years after their winning entry is published before entering again.
- Fiction and Nonfiction: Submit up to 7,000 words.
- Poetry: Submit a packet of up to 3 poems.
- Flash: Submit a packet of up to 3 flash pieces. This can be in any genre, as long as the author considers it “flash.” We encourage experimental, hybrid, and lyrical submissions in this category. Image + text work is also welcomed. Surprise us.
- Do not include your contact information in your document. We will use your Submittable information to contact you, so please make sure your contact information is accurate and up-to-date.
- Multiple submissions are welcome, as are simultaneous submissions. Please notify us immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
- We accept only previously unpublished work for publication.