The Harpur Palate’s Prizes for Poetry and Creative Non-Fiction

19 October 2013

Harpur Palate’s Milton Kessler Memorial Prize for Poetry is open to all writers who submit unpublished poems in any style, form or genre. The small $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. No more than 5 poems per entry. The winner receives a $500 prize, publication in the winter issue of Harpur Palate, and two copies of the issue in which the winning piece appears. Winners are also featured on our blog and highlighted in the journal. We encourage emerging as well as established writers to submit to our contests.

Contest Guidelines:

All poems entered will be considered for publication, and all entrants will receive a copy of the issue in which the winning poem appears. Please include a cover letter with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and poem titles.  Entrant’s name should only appear on the cover letter and should not appear anywhere on the manuscript. Manuscripts cannot be returned. Please be advised that we do not accept entrants who have any affiliation with Binghamton University.

Postmark deadline: November 15, 2013

We prefer online submissions which you can do here: Harpur Palate Online Submissions.

For paper entries please send along with fee and SASE to:

Milton Kessler Poetry Contest

Harpur Palate

English Department

Binghamton University

Box 6000

Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

Visit the website:

http://harpurpalate.binghamton.edu

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The brand-new Harpur Palate Prize for Creative Nonfiction is open to all writers who submit unpublished creative nonfiction short story submissions under 8000 words. You may enter as many stories as you wish. No more than one piece per entry. The small $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. The winner receives a $500 prize, publication in the winter issue of Harpur Palate, and two copies of the issue in which the winning piece appears. Winners are also featured on our blog and highlighted in the journal. We encourage emerging as well as established writers to submit to our contests.

Contest Guidelines:

All creative nonfiction submissions entered will be considered for publication, and all entrants will receive a copy of the issue in which the winning story appears.  Please include a cover letter with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and story’s title.  Entrant’s name should only appear on the cover letter and should not appear anywhere on the manuscript. Manuscripts cannot be returned. Please be advised that we do not accept entrants who have any affiliation with Binghamton University.

Postmark deadline: November 15, 2013

We prefer online submissions which you can do here: Harpur Palate Online Submissions.

For paper entries please send along with fee and SASE to:

Harpur Palate Creative Nonfiction Contest

Harpur Palate

English Department

Binghamton University

Box 6000

Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

Visit the website:

http://harpurpalate.binghamton.edu

If you have any questions regarding the contest, feel free to e-mail harpur.palate@gmail.com

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