Poetry: Jane Hirshfield Jane Hirshfield is an award-winning poet, essayist, and translator and the author of several collections of verse, including The Beauty (2015), a finalist for the National Book Award.
Nonfiction: Elizabeth Dodd Elizabeth Dodd is the author of Horizon’s Lens and In the Mind’s Eye and teaches creative writing and environmental literature at Kansas State University.
Fiction: Daniel Orozco Daniel Orozco is the author of Orientation and Other Stories (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). He teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Idaho.
The deadline for our 9th Annual Contests in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry is September 3, 2018, for publication in late 2018 or early 2019. All notifications will be made in November 2018. 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 will also receive publication and a prize of $100. 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.