May 18, multigenre New Letters is running its annual contest for fiction, poetry, and essays. $1500 + publication. $15 entry fee. Guidelines.
May 31, multigenre work about “threes” The Baltimore Review is running its summer contest. The theme is “threes.” Prizes are $300, $200, and $100, and all entries are considered for publication. Entry fee is $10. Final judge is Michael Kimball. Guidelines!
June 1, multigenre Mid-American Review is running its annual Fineline competition for prose poetry, short shorts, and everything in between! Limit 500 words for each previously unpublished piece. $10 per entry of up to 3 pieces. Multiple entries are welcome. Final judge is Richard Garcia. The prize is $1000 + publication. Guidelines.
June 1, multigenre spiritual writing Tiferet Journal is running its annual contest for poems, stories, and essays. $400 + pub (?) “Our mission is to help raise individual and global consciousness, and we publish writing from a variety of religious and spiritual traditions.” Caroline Leavitt, Dawn Raffel, J.P. Dancing Bear judge. Guidelines here.
June 3, poems Boston Review is running its annual poetry contest. $1500 + publication. Judged by Linda Gregerson. $20 entry fee. Guidelines here.
June 30, poetry books Bauhan Publishing is running its annual May Sarton Poetry Prize. Last year, our own Rebecca Givens-Rolland won—who’s next?? Judged by Jeff Friedman. $1000 + publication + 100 copies of the newly-published book. Guidelines here.
July 1, multigenre writing about health Bellevue Literary Review is running its annual contest for exceptional fiction, nonfiction, and poetry about health, healing, illness, the mind, and the body. $1,000 + publication in the Spring 2014 issue of theBellevue Literary Review. Nathan Englander, Helen Benedict, and Tina Chang judge. Entry fee is $15 per submission. Guidelines here.
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