Ploughshares Emerging Writer’s Contest

7 March 2014

Deadline: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Entry Fees: $24, includes a year’s subscription to Ploughshares. Current subscribers may submit for free.

Prizes: The winner of each category will receive $1,000 and publication in the Winter 2013-14 issue of Ploughshares.

Description: Open to writers who have yet to publish a book, including chapbooks, eBooks and self-published works. Fiction or nonfiction under 6,000 words or between 3-5 pages of poetry accepted. Submit via online submission form.

Contact Information:

Ploughshares, Emerson College, 120 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116.

Tel. 617-824-3757617-824-3757.


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