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NewPages Fall 2013 LitPak
LitPak fliers for contests, calls for submissions, new issues, new books, subscriptions, MFA programs, and classroom adoptions. You can see the entire LitPak in a downloadable PDF here: www.newpages.com.litpak.
Prizes in Fiction and Nonfiction
Open October 1 for TCR
Online deadline: January 31, 2014
Two prizes of $1,000.00 each and publication in The Chattahoochee Review are awarded to a winning story and essay in the annual Lamar York Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction. Send stories and essays of up to 5,000 words, double-spaced. Entries must be submitted via Submittable (under the appropriate contest category) between October 1 and January 31. All entries will be considered for publication. An entry fee of $15 (nonrefundable) includes a one-year subscription to The Chattahoochee Review beginning with the Spring 2014 issue. Visit thechattahoocheereview.gpc.edu for complete guidelines.
The Fiddlehead: Special Subscription Offer
& Annual Contest
Special Subscription Rate for Creative Writing Faculty & Students: Subscribe now to The Fiddlehead, Atlantic Canada’s International Literary Magazine, and save an additional 25%! Click on the image to access the .pdf order form. But hurry—this special offer ends January 31, 2014. Take a shot at literary fame & fortune! Enter The Fiddlehead’s 23rd annual contest in poetry and short fiction. Prizes: $2000 CAD for the winners + publication payment and $250 CAD for the honourable mentions + publication payment. Entry fee: $30 for Canadian residents/$36 all others. Postmark Deadline: 1 December 2013. Visit thefiddlehead.ca for more details.
Tartt First Fiction Award, Livingston Press
Postmark deadline: December 31, 2013
Tartt First Fiction Award's tenth annual contest is now open. American authors who have not yet published a story collection are eligible. One thousand dollar award, plus publication in trade paper, hardcover, and Kindle. Author receive 100 copies. Manuscript should fall between 150-275 pages. Open to all themes, styles. Twenty-dollar entry fee. Mail to Livingston Press, Station 22, The University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL 35470. We notify all entrants of receipt in January, of the winner in late May. Keep a copy of your manuscript, as we do not return entries. Thanks. www.livingstonpress.uwa.edu
St. Petersburg Review Annual Poetry Contest
Postmark deadline: March 1, 2014
St. Petersburg Review is an independent, international, nonprofit, annual review of contemporary literature that seeks to foster and promote global connections and affinities through the annual publication of quality fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama from all countries. Our poetry contest, which has a 5% or better publication rate, will be accepting submissions accompanied by a $20 reading fee September 1, 2013-March 1, 2014. Visit www.stpetersburgreview.com for complete information on the contest and other SPR activities.
The Briar Cliff Review
poetry, creative nonfiction and fiction contest.
Deadline: November 1, 2013
$1000 & publication. Submit unpublished story, essay or 3 poems w/ $20. Entrants receive issue. No name on mss. Include cover page with title(s), name, address, email, phone. Deadline: Nov. 1. SASE for results only. Briar Cliff Review Contest, 3303 Rebecca St., Sioux City, IA 51104. www.briarcliff.edu/bcreview
The 2014 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest
Online submission deadline: March 1, 2014
The Kenyon Review is pleased to announce the 2014 Short Fiction Contest. Submissions will be welcomed between February 1-March 1, 2014 at kenyonreview.org/sfc. The contest is open to all writers who have not yet published a book of fiction. Submissions must be 1,200 words or fewer. The entry fee of $18.00 includes a yearlong, four-issue subscription to The Kenyon Review. The winner will be awarded a scholarship—a $2,000 value—to attend the 2014 Writers Workshop, June 15th-22nd, in Gambier, Ohio. Winning stories will be published in the Winter 2015 issue of The Kenyon Review.
2014 Colorado Prize for Poetry:
$2000 & Book Publication
Online/Postmark deadline: January 14, 2014
$2,000 honorarium and book publication. Submit book-length collection of poems by January 14, 2014. Final judge is Claudia Keelan. $25 entry fee includes subscription to Colorado Review. Complete guidelines at coloradoprize.colostate.edu or Colorado Prize for Poetry, Center for Literary Publishing, 9105 Campus Delivery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-9105.
The Georgia Review:
Better Readers Make Better Writers
Professors: You or your college bookstore can order ten or more copies of a single issue (regularly $15 each) of The Georgia Review at a 40% discount ($9 each), or your students can subscribe at a special rate of $35 per year (four issues, regularly $40). With every ten subscriptions entered, we will provide a free one-year subscription to you or a student of your choice. Prices include shipping and handling costs, but do not include returns. Call (800) 542-3481 or e-mail email@example.com for more information. garev.uga.edu
The 23rd Annual Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prize
Email/Online/Postmark extended deadline: October 8, 2013
23rd Annual Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize in Fiction, Essay and Poetry awards $5000 in each category and publication in the spring 2014 issue of The Missouri Review. Please include no more than 25 typed, double-spaced pages for fiction and nonfiction. Poetry entries can include any number of poems up to 10 pages in total. Entry fee: $20. Each fee entitles the entrant to a one-year subscription to TMR in print or digital format, an extension of a current subscription, or a gift subscription. Entries must be previously unpublished and will not be returned. The winners will be announced in January 2014. www.missourireview.com
Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors
on the American Literary Magazine
An up-to-date, comprehensive resource for the vast creative writing
community—from publishers, editors, writers and students to educators,
booksellers and librarians, Paper Dreams is a living testament
to the resilience of the imagination, both on paper and off.
Paper Dreams brings together a conversation that has lit a
rhetorical fire under editors, writers and readers since the onset of
print and the E-revolution: how the literary magazine form has proven
its mettle through inventive grassroots resourcefulness.
“[A] history and a how-to that illuminates the influence, delights, problems, and engaging idiosyncrasies of these important magazines in American literary culture.” –Publishers Weekly
Upcoming Glimmer Train submission deadlines:
Fiction Open: September 30, 2013
Family Matters: October 31, 2013
Short Story Award for New Writers: November 30, 2013 (open only to writers whose fiction has not appeared in a print publication with a circulation greater than 5000)
One of the most respected short-story journals in print, Glimmer Train is represented in recent editions of the Pushcart Prize, O. Henry, New Stories from the South, New Stories from the Midwest, and Best American Short Stories anthologies. Submit online: www.glimmertrain.org.
Rutgers-Newark MFA in Creative Writing
Application postmark: January 2, 2014
The Rutgers-Newark MFA Program is located on the most richly diverse undergraduate campus in the nation. The Writers at Newark Reading Series is reflected in our MFA only Writers at Newark: Contemporary American Lit courses and in our community outreach to Newark. Literature comprises the consciousness and conscience of a culture, and the Rutgers-Newark MFA is a 21st Century program chosen one of "5 Best New MFA Programs in the Nation" by Atlantic Magazine. Our deadline for postmarked applications is Jan. 2, 2014. Applications open Nov. 1, 2013. Applications must conform to directions on our website under: How To Apply. Our website is: www.ncas.rutgers.edu/mfa
Submit to Witness Magazine
Witness currently seeks general submissions of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic essays, and photography for our 2014 Summer and Winter online issues. The submission period runs from September 1 to December 1. The reading period for our themed print issue will be January 1 to March 31; theme to be announced soon. For further details and the link to our online submission manager, please visit witness.blackmountaininstitute.org.
Western State Colorado University
Low-Res MFA in Creative Writing
Application deadline: Rolling until filled
Western’s low-residency MFA in Creative Writing focuses on writing for larger audiences: concentrations in mainstream as well as genre fiction; poetry with an emphasis in form; and screenwriting for Indies, Hollywood, and television. Residencies occur the last two weeks of July, high the Colorado Rockies. www.western.edu/mfa
Best-Selling Authors & Emerging Voices. Get ZYZZYVA.
ZYZZYVA publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art by the Bay Area's and the country's best writers, poets, translators, and artists. Subscribe and enjoy for over a year the acclaimed San Francisco publication (recent work from our pages will appear in Best American Short Stories 2013, Best American Essays 2013, and Pushcart Prizes 2014). See for yourself why Daniel Alarcon says ZYZZYVA “is consistently one of the most interesting, thought-provoking and daring journals around.” Students get four issues of ZYZZYVA for $30. Go to www.zyzzyva.org/shop.
Saranac Review Issue 9
Winners of our first writing contest: Jacqueline Kolosov and Jeanne Wagner. Poetry by Robert Boland, Robert Cooperman, Kate Flaherty, Julie Hensley, Naton Leslie, Dennis Trudell, and others. Featuring fiction by Tamas Dobozy, Lorraine Lopez, Susan Robison, Sophfronia Scott, Michael Fessler. Non-fiction by Kent Berg and William Dameron. Art by Adrienne Nunez. Read this issue or buy it visiting our new website: www.saranacreview.com. You can also buy the print on demand copy via Lulu.com.
Fall 2013 Issue of Weber—The Contemporary West
Our upcoming fall 2013 issue includes conversations with Nobel Prize winner, Mario Capecchi; Pulitzer Prize winner, Geraldine Brooks; winner of the National Book Award and U.S. Poet Laureate, W.S. Merwin; New York Times bestseller, William Powers; and winner of the Utah Book Prize, Robert Van Wagoner; among others. In their thematic spread, these conversations range from medicine and Mormonism and genetics and genocide to species and sustainability. Individual subscriptions are only $20.00 per year. Don't miss this issue—please consider subscribing today at www.weber.edu/weberjournal, or by sending a check with mailing address information to Weber—The Contemporary West, 1405 University Circle Ogden, UT 84408.
Discover The Common. Try Issue 01 Free.
Inspired by the town common, a public gathering place for the display and exchange of ideas, The Common is a new literary journal based at Amherst College. We publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and images that embody particular times and places: art powerful enough to reach from there to here. Authors include Lauren Groff, Major Jackson, Brad Leithauser, Claire Messud, and Phillip Lopate. Program Directors: to receive a free copy of Issue 01, email your mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org and mention this ad. Students: receive Issue 01 free with any new print or pdf subscription until 10/31 by emailing your receipt to email@example.com.
Jackson Center for Creative Writing (M.F.A. &
MFA application deadline: January 6, 2014
BA application deadline: year-round
Come find out why Hollins alums have such a strong record of publication. The Jackson Center for Creative Writing is home to Hollins University’s graduate and undergraduate writing programs. We offer an intensive two-year studio/hybrid MFA in Creative Writing and a B.A in English with Concentration in Creative Writing. At Hollins, we write poetry, short fiction, novels, and creative nonfiction—and work between genres, too. If you want a lively community, a rich and varied program of visiting writers, and talented faculty who take time for students, learn more about Hollins. www.hollins.edu/jacksoncenter
Truman State University Press
Poetry Prize & Short Fiction Prize
Online/Postmark deadlines: September 30, 2013 (short fiction); October 31, 2013 (poetry)
T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry: annual award for the best unpublished book-length collection of poetry in English. The winner will receive $2,000 and publication of the winning collection. All entrants receive a copy of the winning book. Reading fee: $25.
The Chariton Review Short Fiction Prize: annual award for the best unpublished short fiction, any theme up to 5,000 words in English. The author will receive $1,000, and the winning story, along with finalists, will be published in the spring issue of The Chariton Review. All U.S. entrants receive a copy of the prize issue. Reading fee: $20. tsup.truman.edu/prizes.asp
Applications are Invited from Students
for the Fall of 2014
Postmark application deadline: December 16, 2013
The University of Guelph's exciting two-year MFA program in Creative Writing is accepting applications. Students will take three intensive writing workshops (genres include fiction, poetry, drama, and creative nonfiction). Plenary courses (Writers on Writing and Writers in the World) provide a forum for distinguished visitors (Atom Egoyan, Deborah Eisenberg, Francisco Goldman, A.L. Kennedy). A distinguished writer is assigned to each student for the Individual Study course. The degree culminates in a creative thesis. Complete applications are requested by December 16th, 2013. Please visit guelphcreativewritingmfa.com for further information. Inquiries should be sent to Meaghan Strimas at firstname.lastname@example.org
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