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cover of Constellation by H. L. Hix, winner of the 2023 Vern Rutsala Book Prize
Winner of the Vern Rutsala Book Prize 2023

Vern Rutsala Book Contest 2024

Deadline: October 31, 2023

A prize of $1,000 is awarded, plus publication of the manuscript and 50 free books. Submit 60 to 90 pages of poetry and/or flash fiction, including Table of Contents and Acknowledgments pages. Reading fee is $25. Electronic and postal submissions accepted from around the world with no citizenship limitations. The first 50 writers submitting to the Contest receive a Cloudbank book or journal. For complete guidelines go to Rutsala Book Prize. Revive us with your fire!

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