Terrain.org 6th Annual Contests in Fiction, Nonfiction + Poetry

Call for Submissions: Terrain.org 6th Annual Contests in Fiction, Nonfiction + Poetry

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The editors of Terrain.org are pleased to announce our 6th Annual Contests in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry. This year’s theme: (Dis)placement.

Submissions are now open for our annual contest, offering a prize of $500 to the winner of each genre: fiction (stories up to 6,000 words), nonfiction (essays or articles up to 6,000 words), and poetry (a set of three to five poems or one long poem). Entry fee is $15 per submission, and the deadline is September 1, 2015, for publication in November.

This year, our esteemed judges are:

  • Luis Alberto Urrea | Fiction
    Luis Alberto Urrea is the author of 16 books, including The Hummingbird’s Daughter, Queen of the Dead, and The Tijuana Book of the Dead.
  • Scott Russell Sanders | Nonfiction
    Scott Russell Sanders is the author of 20 books of fiction and nonfiction, including Divine Animal: A Novel and Earth Works: Selected Essays.
  • Pattiann Rogers | Poetry
    Pattiann Rogers has published 12 books of poetry, including Firekeeper: New and Selected Poems and most recently Holy Heathen Rhapsody.

We consider all entries for publication.

View the full contest submission guidelines and previous winners, and when you are ready, submit online!

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