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.
Ploughshares, Emerson College, 120 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116.
For contest guidelines, visit: http://www.pshares.org/submit/Emerging-Writers-Contest.cfm