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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 the 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.

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 an essay. Brian Oliu will judge in poetry; Christopher Merkner will judge in prose. 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 March 15. All entries are considered for publication. 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 books published in 2013 by April 1. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

David Nathan Meyerson Fiction Prize

David Nathan Meyerson Fiction Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Southwest Review is given annually for a short story by a writer who has not published a book of fiction. Submit a story of up to 8,000 words with a $25 entry fee by May 1. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Literary Prizes

Literary Prizes

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Tusculum Review are given annually for a poem and a short story. Jericho Brown will judge in poetry, and Sara Pritchard will judge in fiction. Submit five poems totaling no more than 10 pages or a story of up to 25 pages with a $15 entry fee, which includes a copy of the prize issue, by March 15. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Prize in Literature

Prize in Literature

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay that addresses the theme of ecology. Alan Leslie Combs and David Vaux will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of any length or up to 5,000 words of prose and a $30 entry fee by November 18. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Poetry and Fiction Prizes

Poetry and Fiction Prizes

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in the Madison Review are given annually for a group of poems and a short story. The editors of Madison Review will judge. For the Phyllis Smart Young Prize in Poetry, submit three poems totaling no more than 15 pages. For the Chris O'Malley Prize in Fiction, submit a story of up to 30 pages. The entry fee for each award is $10, and the deadline is February 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Annual Writing Competition

Annual Writing Competition

A prize of $3,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City to meet with editors and agents is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay. Prizes of $1,000 each are also given for a work in each genre. Submit a poem of up to 32 lines, a story of up to 4,000 words, or an essay of up to 2,000 words by June 3. The entry fee for poetry is $15 ($10 for each additional poem) before May 6, and $20 thereafter. The entry fee for prose is $27 ($20 for each additional entry) before May 6, and $32 thereafter. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize

Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize

A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a book translated from German into English published in the United States during the previous year. The winner also receives an all-expenses-paid trip to the award ceremony in Chicago. Publishers may submit six copies of a poetry collection, a short story collection, a novel, a novella, or an essay collection published in 2013 by January 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize

Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a short story. The winning story is considered for publication in Thomas Wolfe Review. Submit two copies of a story of up to 12 pages with a $25 entry fee ($15 for NCWN members) by January 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.