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  • Posted October 13, 2021
  • Genres Poetry, Cross-genre
  • Type Book
  • Big Title Green Linden Press' Wishing Jewel Prize
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    Deadline: November 30, 2021
    The Wishing Jewel Prize honors an innovative manuscript that challenges expectations of what a book of poems can be. Named for an essay in Anne Carson's innovative Plainwater, we seek work that questions the boundaries of genre, form, or mode while engaging the rich possibilities of lyrical expression. Winner receives $1,000 and publication by Green Linden Press. All finalists are considered for publication. Deadline: November 30. $25 fee (discounts available). Visit www.greenlindenpress.com/submit.

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  • Posted October 11, 2021
  • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine
  • Big Title Carve Magazine Prose & Poetry Contest
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    Deadline: November 15, 2021
    Carve Magazine's Prose & Poetry Contest is open October 1 - November 15. Accepting submissions from all over the world, but work must be in English. Max 10,000 words for fiction and nonfiction; 2,000 words for poetry. Prizes: $1,000 each for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. All 3 winners published in Spring 2022. Entry fee $17 online only. Guest judges are Lydia Conklin for fiction; Julietta Singh for nonfiction; and Jihyun Yun for poetry. www.carvezine.com/prose-poetry-contest/

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  • Posted October 01, 2021
  • Genres Fiction, Poetry, Cross-genre
  • Type Magazine
  • Big Title Winter Contest Open! Etched Onyx Magazine and Story Discovery Podcast
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    Deadline: November 26, 2021
    We are accepting short stories, poetry, and flash fiction for our Winter Edition Contest with guest judges Chris Clancy and Becky Hinshaw. All works are narrated and include an author interview in our bimonthly Story Discovery Podcast. There is no theme. We welcome all styles, genres, and types of writing as long as the piece is engaging. The early bird deadline with reduced entry fee of $7.50 is October 8, 2021. The regular contest fee is $11. Awards: 1st - $350; 2nd - $150; 3rd - $50; Three Honorable Mentions of $25 each. Enter via submittable. More info at: www.onyxpublications.com/contest.

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  • Posted September 30, 2021
  • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine
  • Big Title Baltimore Review Winter Contest - Theme: "Reasons"
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    Deadline: November 30, 2021
    Baltimore Review Winter Contest – Theme: “Reasons.” We want to understand why. We want reasons. We may not always like the reasons. We may not always understand the reasons. But we still want reasons. Interpret this any way you’d like. We do want to see the word reason or reasons (or explanation or rationale or justification—or some similar word) somewhere in the title or the work. All entries considered for publication. $300 prize for each category (poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction): $8 fee. Final judge: Tara Lynn Masih. Deadline: November 30. For more details: www.baltimorereview.org.

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  • Posted September 30, 2021
  • Genres Poetry
  • Type Book
  • Big Title Interim Test Site Poetry Series Call for Manuscripts
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    Deadline: November 15, 2021
    We’re looking for manuscripts of at least 48 pages that engage the perilous conditions of life in the 21st century, as they pertain to issues of social justice and the earth. Because we believe the truth is always experimental, we’ll especially appreciate books with innovative approaches. Beginning in 2021 and going forward, Interim will be publishing two books in their Test Site Poetry series—one title publicized as the winner of the Test Site Poetry Series and the other as the Betsy Joiner Flanagan Award in Poetry. Both winners will receive $1,000 and publication by the University of Nevada Press. www.interimpoetics.org/test-site-poetry-series

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