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2023 Able Muse Contests :: Submit Now (Poetry / Fiction / Poetry Manuscripts)

Deadlines: March 15 (Write Prize) & March 31 (Book Award)

2023 Able Muse Contests :: Submit Now—Write Prize (poetry & fiction): $500 each + publication. Final Judges: Chelsea Rathburn (poetry), Terese Svoboda (fiction); $15 entry; deadline:…
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College Newspaper Seeks Submissions for their Literary & Arts Section

Deadline: May 1, 2023

Submissions for the Anther are chosen by Visions Staff and Advisors from Passaic County Community College. Submissions are accepted primarily during our academic year and…
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Magazine Stand :: The Kenyon Review – Winter 2023

A new logo welcomes readers to the Winter 2023 issue of The Kenyon Review with a folio of fiction, nonfiction prize winners, poetry, and full-color art on the inside.
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New Book :: Swallowing Stones

Free verse and formal poems collaborate with philosophy and art to tell the story of a widow’s discovery in finding her place in the world again.
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