Archive for July 22nd, 2008


22 July 2008

One $1,000.00 prize winner receives publication in the Spring 2009 Issue; two honorable mentions receive $100.00 each.

Judge: Nick Flynn

Deadline: September 10, 2008


A $15 entry fee, payable to “Hunger Mountain,” includes a copy of the Spring 2009 Issue of Hunger Mountain

Submit one work of creative nonfiction, not to exceed 10,000 words

Name or address should not appear anywhere on the manuscript

Must be an original creation, written in English, and previously unpublished

Do not send simultaneous submissions, artwork, or translations

Entries must be typed, one-side-only

Use a paper clip or send unbound (no staples or binding please)

Enclose a standard index card with title, name, address, phone number, and email address

Enclose a SASE for notification of winners

Enclose a postage-paid postcard for acknowledgement of entry (optional)

Once submitted, entries cannot be altered

Electronic or faxed entries will not be accepted

No entries will be returned, do not send your only copy

All entries will be considered for publication

Multiple entries allowed: each entry must be sent separately and include a separate entry fee

Entries must be postmarked by September 10, 2008

Late entries will be returned unread


CNF Prize
Hunger Mountain
Vermont College/UI&U
36 Coll
ege Street
Montpelier VT , 05602

First Annual SCR Fiction Prize

22 July 2008

Mandatory Entry Form

First Prize: $1,000
Second Prize: $200
Third Prize: $100


Send one story of up to 8,000 words with a $10 reading fee payable to Southern California Review. Multiple entries are permitted, but a separate check should be included with each entry. All entrants will receive a complimentary copy of Southern California Review.

All stories must be typed and previously unpublished.

Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but please note this in your cover letter and notify us immediately of acceptance elsewhere.

Include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) for contest results.

Complete the cover sheet or type your name, address, email address, and day and evening phone numbers with the title of the story. No name or address should appear on the manuscript copy.

The winning entry will appear in the spring 2009 issue of Southern California Review.

Deadline: Postmarked by August 31, 2008.

Mail submissions to:
Master of Professional Writing
Southern California Review
Fiction Prize
3501 Trousdale Parkway
Mark Taper Hall, THH 355J
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0355


22 July 2008


Judge: Gerald Locklin


MANUSCRIPTS should include a title page with the author’s name, address, phone number, and e-mail address; an acknowledgment page listing previously published poems; a table of contents, 48–64 pages of original poetry; and an SASE for reply or return of manuscript. Manuscripts should be unbound, typed, pages numbered, and name should appear on title page only. Clear photocopies and computer print-outs are acceptable. We will consider simultaneous submissions, but ask that you notify us if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

PRIZE: In addition to publication and the $1,000 cash prize, the winner also receives 25 copies and a foreword by the finalist judge.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all poets, with or without previous book publication. Students and friends of the judge are not eligible for this year’s competition.

$20 ENTRY FEE includes a copy of the winning book. All other proceeds go to the continuing publication of Pearl.

JUDGING: The selection of manuscripts for final judging will be made by the editors of Pearl. All entries are read anonymously.

SUBMISSION PERIOD: May 1 – July 15th postmark. The winner will be announced and manuscripts returned after the first of next year.

SEND SUBMISSIONS TO: Pearl Poetry Prize, 3030 E. Second Street, Long Beach, CA 90803; checks made payable to Pearl