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Literary Awards

Literary Awards

Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Bellingham Review are given annually for works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The 49th Parallel Award for Poetry is given for a poem or group of poems; Daniel Tobin will judge. The Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction is given for a short story; Sybil Baker will judge. The Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction is given for an essay; Joy Castro will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems of any length or a story or essay of up to 6,000 words with a $20 entry fee ($10 for each additional entry), which includes a copy of the prize issue, by March 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Raymond Carver Short Story Contest

Raymond Carver Short Story Contest

A prize of $1,500 and publication in Carve Magazine is given annually for a short story. Submit a story of up to 6,000 words with a $15 entry fee ($17 for electronic submissions) by May 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Literary Awards

Literary Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Enizagam are given annually for a group of poems and a short story. CAConrad will judge in poetry and Diane Cook will judge in fiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 pages of poetry or a short story of up to 4,000 words with a $20 entry fee by March 18. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Literary Prizes

Literary Prizes

Three prizes of $2,000 each and publication in Crab Orchard Review are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of up to five pages, a short story of up to 6,000 words, or an essay of up to 6,500 words with a $15 entry fee, which includes a copy of the prize issue, by April 21. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Short Story Contest

Short Story Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Gemini Magazine is given annually for a short story. The editors will judge. Submit a story of any length with a $5 entry fee by March 31. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Writing Contests

Writing Contests

Three prizes of $1,500 each and publication in Gulf Coast are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Rick Barot will judge in poetry, Ayana Mathis will judge in fiction, and David Shields will judge in creative nonfiction. Submit up to five poems totaling no more than 10 pages or a story or essay of up to 25 pages with a $23 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Gulf Coast, by April 9. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Writing Contest

Writing Contest

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in New South are given annually for a poem and a story or essay. Anya Silver will judge in poetry; Matthew Salesses will judge in prose. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems or up to 9,000 words of prose with a $15 entry fee, which includes a subscription to New South, by April 15. All entries are considered for publication. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Nimrod Literary Awards

Nimrod Literary Awards

Two prizes of $2,000 each and publication in Nimrod International Journal are given annually for works of poetry and short fiction. The winners also receive transportation and lodging to attend an awards ceremony and writing conference in Tulsa in October. A runner-up in each category receives $1,000 and publication in Nimrod International Journal. U.S. writers may submit 3 to 10 pages of poetry or up to 7,500 words of fiction with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Nimrod International Journal, by April 30. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Paterson Fiction Prize

Paterson Fiction Prize

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a novel or short story collection published in the previous year. Publishers may submit two copies of a book published in 2015 by April 1. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Morton and McCarthy Prizes

Morton and McCarthy Prizes

Two prizes of $2,000 each and publication by Sarabande Books are given annually for collections of poetry and fiction. For the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages; Dean Young will judge. For the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, submit a manuscript of 150 to 250 pages of stories, novellas, or a short novel; Stacy D'Erasmo will judge. The entry fee for each award is $28, and the deadline is April 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.