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October 2022 eLitPak :: Submit Your Work: Pangyrus Fiction Contest

Screenshot of Pangyrus' Inaugural Fiction Contest flyer for the NewPages October 2022 eLitPak
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Deadline: December 10, 2022
Pangyrus announces its first Fiction Contest. Calling all writers of short stories! The contest is an open theme and the judge is novelist Jennifer Haigh. Cash prizes and publication for the top three winners! Please see Pangyrus‘s Fiction Contest 2022 Submittable page or view flyer for more details.

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September eLitPak :: NEXT: Visions Towards a Less Divided America

Pangyrus flier for the NewPages September 2021 eLitPakDeadline: October 30, 2021
Submit your best essays taking on the problems of today, and the potential of tomorrow. Whether hopeful or despairing, the strongest essays will find their way into publication, and the contest winner earns both Pangyrus publication and a prize of $1,000.⁠ OUR JUDGE is Jabari Asim, an accomplished poet, playwright, and writer.⁠

View the full September 2021 eLitPak Newsletter here.

Pangyrus “Get an Author Discovered” Nominations

screenshot of online literary magazine Pangyrus' logoOnline and print literary magazine Pangyrus offers a unique feature on their website – a nomination form. This nomination is not for any kind of award, but away for you to bring attention to an under-appreciated author.

Since “[s]ubmissions systems often discourage exactly the writers we should be hearing more from,” Pangyrus has opened up a nomination system. You go their site and tell them about a writer who deserved a wider audience and how to get in touch with them. Pangyrus will then extend an invitation to that writer to submit to their journal. They do not guarantee publication for these submissions, but they will give them their full attention.

“[I]t sends a message: someone who knows their work cares about its fate.”