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  • Posted April 06, 2020
  • Genres Poetry
  • Type Book
  • Big Title Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize—$1000 and Publication
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    Deadline: June 30, 2020
    Our third annual first book prize is open and accepting manuscripts. If you have a smoking hot manuscript or know someone who does, please give us a shot. Awarded annually to a poet writing in English who has not yet published a full-length poetry book, the Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize champions poets who dance to their own tune not to be different but to be true. Previously unpublished manuscripts of 48-90 pages should be submitted through our Submittable page or via the USPS. Please visit www.conduit.org/book-prizes for details.

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  • Posted April 01, 2020
  • Genres Poetry
  • Type Book
  • Big Title The Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry is Open for Submissions!
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    Deadline: June 1, 2020
    Lynx House Press seeks submissions of full-length poetry manuscripts for the annual Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry. The winner will receive $2,000 and publication. Entries must be at least 48 pages in length. The fee for submitting is $28, and includes a copy of a book from our catalog. Previous judges include James Tate, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dorianne Laux, Dara Wier, Melissa Kwasny, and Robert Wrigley. lynxhousepress.submittable.com/submit

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  • Posted April 01, 2020
  • Genres Fiction
  • Type Book
  • Big Title Are You a Killer Writer?
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    The 2020 Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference will take place August 20-23 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is a premier forum for all literature incorporating mystery, thriller, suspense, or true crime. Scholarships are available! Apply today. Killer Nashville is also seeking both published and unpublished works for its annual contests. The Claymore Award is an open competition for unpublished works open to entries through April 1. The Silver Falchion Award is an open competition for works published in 2019 open to entries through June 1. For complete details including prize information, visit www.KillerNashville.com.

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  • Posted March 26, 2020
  • Genres Nonfiction
  • Type Magazine
  • Big Title Submit to The Fiddlehead's Creative Nonfiction Contest!
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    Deadline: June 1, 2020
    The Fiddlehead invites submissions to its creative nonfiction contest! The contest opens on March 1 on Submittable and the deadline is June 1. One winning essay will be published in our Autumn 2020 issue and awarded $2000 CAD + publication payment. Your entry fee entitles you to a one-year subscription to The Fiddlehead, which includes a special 75th anniversary issue (that's 5 issues!). Visit our website for more details: thefiddlehead.ca!

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