The 38th Nimrod Literary Awards The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction & The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry

6 March 2016

Founded by Ruth G. Hardman

FIRST PLACE: $2,000 and publication

SECOND PLACE: $1,000 and publication

Contest Rules

Postmark Deadline: April 30, 2016

Poetry: 3-10 pages of poetry (one long poem or several short poems).

Fiction: 7,500 words maximum (one short story or a self-contained excerpt from a novel)

 

No previously published works or works accepted for publication elsewhere.  Author’s name must not appear on the manuscript.

 

Postal mail: Include a cover sheet containing major title and subtitles, author’s name, full address, phone, & email. Manuscripts should be stapled, if possible; if not, please bind with a heavy clip. “Contest Entry” should be clearly indicated on both the outer envelope and the cover sheet. Include SASE for results only.  If no SASE is sent, no contest results will be sent; however, the results will be posted on Nimrod’s website. Manuscripts will not be returned.

Online submissions: https://nimrodjournal.submittable.com/submit.

Submitters must be living in the US by October of 2016 to enter the contest.

Winners will also be brought to Tulsa for the Awards Ceremony in October. All finalists will be considered for publication.

Entry/Subscription Fee: Each entry must each be accompanied by a $20 fee.  Make checks payable to Nimrod. $20 includes both entry fee & a one-year subscription (two issues).

Send to:

Nimrod Journal

Literary Contest–Fiction or Poetry

The University of Tulsa

800 S. Tucker Dr.

Tulsa, OK 74104

Visit the website:  https://nimrod.utulsa.edu/

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