Archive for June 28th, 2010

2010 RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest — 7th Year!

28 June 2010

2010 RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest — 7th Year!
For an unpublished short story
(up to 5,000 words)
Winner Receives:
$500 cash
Trophy
Publication in Open City
Judged by Rick Rofihe
2010 Contest Assistant: Carolyn Wilsey
Carolyn Wilsey has read fiction for Esquire and Swink

Guidelines
–Stories should be typed, double-spaced, on 8 1/2 x 11 paper with the author’s name and contact information on the first page and name and story title on the upper right corner of remaining pages.
–Submissions must be postmarked by October 15, 2010
–Limit one submission per author
–Author must not have been previously published in Open City

–Mail submissions to:

RRofihe
270 Lafayette Street, Suite 1412
 New York, NY 10012
–Enclose self addressed stamped business envelope to receive names of winner and honorable mentions
–All manuscripts are non-returnable and will be recycled.
–Reading fee is $10. Check or money order payable to RRofihe

Rick Rofihe is the author of FATHER MUST, a collection of short stories published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Grand Street, Open City, Swink, Unsaid, and on epiphanyzine.com, slushpilemag.com, and fictionaut.com. His nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times, The Village Voice, SPY, and The East Hampton Star, and on mrbellersneighborhood.com. A recipient of the Whiting Writers’ Award, he has taught MFA writing at Columbia University. He currently teaches privately in New York City, and is an advisor to the Vilcek Foundation for their 2011 prizes in the field of literature. Rick is the editor of the new online literary journal, anderbo.com.

Visit the website for details: http://opencity.org/rrofihe

2010 Anderbo Poetry Prize

28 June 2010

2010 Anderbo Poetry Prize
For up to six unpublished poems

Guidelines: http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/anderprize2010.html

Guidelines:
–Poems should be typed on 8 1/2 x 11 paper with the poet’s
  name and contact information on the upper right corner
  of each poem
–Entries must be postmarked by December 15, 2010
–Limit six poems per poet
–Poet must not have been previously published on
  anderbo.com

–Mail submissions to:

Anderbo Poetry Prize
270 Lafayette Street, Suite 1412
New York, NY 10012
–Enclose self-addressed stamped business envelope to
  receive names of winner and honorable mentions
–All entries are non-returnable and will be recycled
–Reading fee is $10. Check or money order payable
  to RRofihe
 

Winner receives:
$500 cash
Publication on anderbo.com

Judged by Linda Bierds
2010 Contest Assistant: Anderbo Poetry Editor Charity Burns
Linda Bierds’ eighth book of poetry, Flight: New and Selected Poems, was published in 2008 by Putnam’s. Her awards include four Pushcart Prizes, the Virginia Quarterly Review’s Emily Clark Balch Poetry Prize, and fellowships from the Ingram Merrill, the Guggenheim, and the MacArthur foundations, and twice from the NEA. She is a professor of English at the University of Washington.
Charity Burns Contest Assistant
Charity Burns, Anderbo’s Poetry Editor, earned her MFA in poetry from the University of Florida. Her poems have appeared in Smartish Pace, Madison Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, and West Branch. Charity’s blog is The Beauty Works Project. She lives in New York City.

Guidelines: http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/anderprize2010.html