Indiana Review – Fiction & Poetry Prizes

Deadline: March 31, 2019

Entry: online submissions manager; $20 fee

Prize: $1000 & publication

Judges: R.O. Kwon (fiction), Nuar Alsadir (poetry)

Fiction Guidelines:

  • Remember to send one short story, up to 8k words.
  • Entrant’s name must not appear on the submission.
  • A cover letter is not required but can be included in the comments box if you like.
  • Each $20 fee gets you a year-long subscription of the journal. International addressees, please add $12 for postage ($7 for addresses in Canada). If the fee provides a hardship, please submit during the discounted rate period: February 1-15, 2019.
  • Be sure to select the genre “2019 Fiction Prize” on the submission form. Submissions with incorrectly designated genres will not be read.
  • Hit “Submit Entry” below to get started. You will be redirected to the Submissions Manager to upload your submission after making the PayPal payment. If you are not automatically redirected, please contact inreview@indiana.edu and we will ensure you are able to complete your submission.

Poetry Guidelines:

  • Remember to send up to three poems in a single word document.
  • Entrant’s name must not appear on the submission.
  • A cover letter is not required but can be included in the comments box if you like.
  • Each $20 fee gets you a year-long subscription of the journal. International addressees, please add $12 for postage ($7 for addresses in Canada). If the fee provides a hardship, please submit during the discounted rate period: February 1-15, 2019.
  • Be sure to select the genre “2019 Poetry Prize” on the submission form. Submissions with incorrectly designated genres will not be read.
  • Hit “Submit Entry” below to get started. You will be redirected to the Submissions Manager to upload your submission after making the PayPal payment. If you are not automatically redirected, please contact inreview@indiana.edu and we will ensure you are able to complete your submission.

Fish Publishing: Flash Fiction Prize

Fish Publishing

Deadline: February 28, 2019

Entry: online or by post; €14 fee

Eligibility: writers of any nationality writing in English

Prize: €1,000 (1st), €300 (2nd), online writing course (3rd), publication (top 10

Judge: Pamela Painter

Guidelines:

  • You can enter as many times as you wish.
  • There is no restriction on theme or style.
  • Maximum number of words is 300.
  • The winning stories must be available for the anthology, and therefore must not have been published previously.
  • Judging is anonymous. Name and contact details must not appear on the stories.

Black Warrior Review 2018 Contest

Black Warrior Review 2018 ContestDeadline: September 1, 2018

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

Eligibility:

  • 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.

Guidelines: Continue reading “Black Warrior Review 2018 Contest”

Gulf Coast Short Prose Prize

Gulf Coast Barthelme Prize for Short Prose

2018 Barthelme Prize for Short Prose

Deadline: August 15, 2018

Prize: $1000 & publication

Entry: Submittable only; $18 fee includes subscription

This contest will be judged by Laura van den Berg.

Guidelines:

Submit a prose poem, a piece of flash fiction, or a micro-essay of up to 500 words. Each entry can include up to 3 pieces.

Each entry is $18, which includes a yearlong subscription to Gulf Coast.

Only previously unpublished work will be considered. The contest will be judged blindly, so please do not include your cover letter, your name, or any contact information in the uploaded document. This information should only be pasted in the “Comments” field.

Honorable mentions will each receive $250. All entries will be considered for publication.