Friday, November 15, 2013
The winner receives a $500 prize, publication in the winter issue of Harpur Palate, and two copies of the issue in which the winning piece appears. Winners are also featured on our blog and highlighted in the journal
The brand-new Harpur Palate Prize for Creative Nonfiction is open to all writers who submit unpublished creative nonfiction short story submissions under 8000 words. You may enter as many stories as you wish. No more than one piece per entry. The $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. The winner receives a $500 prize, publication in the winter issue of Harpur Palate, and two copies of the issue in which the winning piece appears. Winners are also featured on our blog and highlighted in the journal. We encourage emerging as well as established writers to submit to our contests.
All creative nonfiction submissions entered will be considered for publication, and all entrants will receive a copy of the issue in which the winning story appears. Please include a cover letter with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and story’s title. Entrant’s name should only appear on the cover letter and should not appear anywhere on the manuscript. Manuscripts cannot be returned. Please be advised that we do not accept entrants who have any affiliation with Binghamton University.
We prefer online submissions.
For paper entries please send along with fee and SASE to:
Harpur Palate Creative Nonfiction Contest
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
If you have any questions regarding the contest, feel free to e-mail [email protected]