Fiction: Padma Viswanathan Padma Viswanathan is the author of the novels The Toss of a Lemon and The Ever After of Ashwin Rao.
Nonfiction: Nicole Walker Nicole Walker is the author of five books, most recently Egg (Bloomsbury), and an associate professor at Northern Arizona University.
Poetry: Robert Wrigley Robert Wrigley, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Idaho, published his most recent book, Box (Penguin), in March 2017.
The deadline for our 8th Annual Contests in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry is September 4, 2017, for publication in late 2017 or early 2018. All notifications will be made in November 2017. View full contest guidelines.
Prizes and Entry Fee
A prize of $500 plus publication for the first-place winner will be awarded in each genre. Finalists in each genre may also receive publication and a small monetary prize. Entry fee is $15 for each story, essay/article, or set of 3-6 poems (or single long poem). Submit and pay online after reviewing the contest guidelines.