Thin Air Magazine’s All-Genre Contest

14 October 2010

Break free!
It’s Thin Air Magazine’s 2010 “Best In Show” All-Genre Contest!

Why talk about the important of blurred genre if it is not rewarded when people write it? Send us your best work that: blurs poetry and prose, fiction and nonfiction, and show us there are more than three ways to see the world. Submissions (non-contest or contest) accepted in traditional poetry/prose/nonfiction as well—the choice is yours!

Judge: Jeff Gundy, professor of English and Writing at Bluffton University in Bluffton, Ohio. His published works include 5 books of poetry, most recently “Spoken among the Trees” (Akron, 2007), winner of the Poetry Award from the Society of Midland Authors, and “Deerflies,” winner of the Editions Prize from WordTech Editions. Three books of essays and nonfiction, including “Scattering Point: The World in a Mennonite Eye” (SUNY) and “A Community of Memory: My Days with George and Clara” (Illinois). He was also a Fulbright Lecturer at University of Salzburg, in 2008. You can find his most recent work in Shenandoah, Georgia Review, Kestrel, Cincinnati Review and elsewhere. You can find him on the web at
Deadline for all: October 30, 2010
Entry fee: $15

Please submit online at
Or mail checks with entries to:
Thin Air
Northern Arizona University
Department of English
LA Rm. 133
PO Box 6032
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011

***Please note: Thin Air does not publish NAU-affiliated staff or students.

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