To win any of our great prizes, simply review the Christmas story summary below and then create a heart-warming story that brings all the emotion of loss, tragedy and Christmas spirit to life. Linzie is 13 years old and lost her parents in a car accident a few months previously. She was taken in by …
Submit up to 25 pages of prose or 10 pages of poetry. All manuscripts are considered for publication. Submit through regular mail or online submission manager during the month of January. Judges will be Robyn Schiff (poetry), Rachel Kushner (fiction) and David Shields (nonfiction).
Fiction submissions must feature a dog. No talking dogs, please. Maximum 2,000 words. Submit by regular mail.
Submit a group of poems, a single story or essay or a manuscript (up to 50 pages) of a full-length novel, novella or collection of short stories or essays. Judged by Andrew Zawacki. Submit by regular mail or through online submission manager.
Submit a 50 to 60 page manuscript of vignettes. Can be poetry, prose or a combination of both. Maximum 60 poems. Prose should be approximately 800 words per piece, maximum 20,000 words total. Submit through online submission manager.
Awards short stories, maximum 3,000 words. Submit through online submission manager.
Submit unpublished novel, novella or collection of stories. Submissions must be 150 pages (approximately 35,000 words) or longer. Submit through online submission manager.
Send up to three poems or a short story of up to 9,000 words. Fiction judged by Ramona Ausubel. Poetry judged by Cathy Park Hong. Submit by postal mail or through online submission manager.
Upload a short story or poetry collection. Winner selected by reader’s votes and comments. Top voted 20 short stories and 40 sets of poems are published.
Open to story collections and novels up to 400 pages. Final Judge Alissa Nutting. Submit by email or postal mail.