THE 2011 JOY HARJO POETRY PRIZE and RICK DEMARINIS SHORT FICTION PRIZE

3 October 2011

THE 2011 JOY HARJO POETRY PRIZE and RICK

DEMARINIS SHORT FICTION PRIZE

$1,250  First-Place Prize in both genres and $250  Second-Place Prize, Plus Publication

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JUDGES: Alison Hawthorne Deming: POETRY

Luis Alberto Urrea: FICITON

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GENERAL GUIDELINES: Contest Deadline Extended to October 1Oth.

Send up to 3 poems (100 line limit/one poem per page) or a short story (5000 word limit/double-spaced) in 12 point font.

Unpublished work only!  No prior ezine or paper publication allowed!  No author name may appear anywhere on manuscript.

Enter as often and in as many genres as you wish.  Multiple submissions are permitted, but writers must inform us of acceptances elsewhere. Finalists considered for publication.  All winners published in CUTTHROAT and announced on website, in POETS & WRITERS and in the AWP CHRONICLE.

For further information, go to:  www.cutthroatmag.com or call 970-903-7914.

No relative or staff member  or students of judges for CUTTHROAT are eligible to enter.

Online:  Go to our website, www.cutthroatmag.com   and click on the contest button.  On the contest page are guidelines.

Click on our submissions manager to enter your contest submission.  Pay online. There is a $17 reading fee.

By Mail:  Include a cover sheet with name, address, phone & email, SASE for announcement of winners and a $15 reading

fee per submission made to Raven’s Word Writers Center postmarked by Oct. 1, 2011.

See our web site for complete guidelines:

http://www.cutthroatmag.com/contest.html

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