Call for Submissions: Bayou Magazine Fiction and Poetry Editor’s Prizes

2 December 2011

Bayou Magazine

Literary Journal of the University of New Orleans

FICTION AND POETRY EDITOR’S PRIZES

CALL for Submissions October 1 – December 31

JAMES KNUDSEN EDITOR’S PRIZE FOR FICTION

WINNER: $500, publication and a year subscription.

FINALISTS will be named on our website.

2011 Judge: Joseph Boyden

Submissions must be original, previously unpublished work of fiction, no longer than 7500 words. Reading fee: $15, includes a one-year subscription to Bayou. You may enter more than one story, but each submission must arrive in a separate envelope with its own cover sheet and entry fee. We accept novel excerpts if the submission stands alone as a complete short story.

KAY MURPHY PRIZE FOR POETRY

WINNER: $500, publication and a year subscription.

FINALISTS will be named on our website.

Inaugural Judge: Kay Murphy

Submissions must be original, previously unpublished poetry. Reading fee: $10, includes a one-year subscription to Bayou. You may enter up to three poems per entry.

ALL ENTRIES:

Please include a cover sheet with your name, address, phone number, email address, and the title of your submission. Do not include your name on the pages of the story. Any story with identifying material will be disqualified. We accept simultaneous submissions, but please indicate this on your cover sheet. You must notify us immediately if your work has been accepted elsewhere. All manuscripts should be in 12pt Times New Roman and double spaced with standard 1” margins.

Send your submission, cover sheet and check made payable to UNO FOUNDATION to:

Bayou Magazine

Department of English

University of New Orleans

2000 Lakeshore Dr.

New Orleans, LA 70148

For more information about Bayou:

http://cola.uno.edu/bayou/

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