Writing Workshops in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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(Please note that these are the complete guidelines. Queries are not necessary.)
Submission Deadline: January 31, 2009.
Eligibility: Anyone writing in English who has not yet published a book of 45 pages or more in the genre of application, except faculty and administrators employed by the University of New Orleans.
Entry Fee: An entry fee of $25 must be paid for each submission. Fees should be paid online at the Metro College payment module.
Submission Format: Beginning this year, the submission process is entirely electronic. No paper manuscripts will be accepted. To submit your entry, go to the submission module on the UNO Press site(http://www.unopress .org/writingcont est).
Note: The payment modules and submission modules are separate, so yo
u must enter all your information on each site, separately.
Multiple Submissions: Applicants may submit multiple applications in one or more genres, however each application must be complete with entry fee. Payment for multiple submissions may be made in aggregate at the payment and registration module, but each submission must be uploaded separately at the submission site.
Submission Limits: Prose submissions should not exceed 4500 words (about 15 pages double spaced). Poetry submissions should not exceed 5 pages and may include a maximum of 3 poems. The submitted work must be unpublished at the time of submission, though it may be under consideration. The author's name may not appear anywhere in the work.
Acknowledgments: Acknowledgments by email query only. Each applicant will be emailed a list of winners when the contest has been decided, around the end of March.
Questions and comments may be emailed to
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2009 SER Contests General Guidelines
http://southeastrev iew.org/contests .php
Any previously unpublished short-short story, poem, or narrative nonfiction piece is eligible for our contests. All manuscripts must be typed (fiction & nonfiction entries should be double-spaced) and accompanied by a cover letter. The author’s name must not appear anywhere on the manuscript itself. Reading fees vary according to category. Make checks or money orders out to The Southeast Review. Postmark deadline: March 6, 2009.
Friends and current or former students of the judge and those who have been affiliated with Florida State University within the last five years are ineligible.
It is not necessary to send an SASE. Winners will be announced on the website in late spring. All contestants will receive the issue in which the winning submissions appear.
Send submissions, marked “WBSSSC”, “SER Poetry Contest”, or “SER Nonfiction Contest” to:
The Southeast Review
Department of English
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306
World's Best Short Short Story Contest
Send up to three short-short stories, no more than 500 words each, per $15 submission fee. Include no more than one short short per page. Include your name and contact information on a very brief cover letter. Do not include personal identification information anywhere on the stories. Robert Olen Butler will judge. One winner will be chosen and awarded $500. The winning short short and nine finalists will be published in spring 2010. L
abel envelope: WBSSSC.
The Southeast Review Poetry Contest
Send up to three poems, no more than 10 pages total, per $15 submission fee. Include no more than one poem per page. Include your name and contact information on a very brief cover letter. Do not include personal identification information anywhere on the poems. Julianna Baggott will judge. One winner will be chosen and awarded $500. The winning poem and nine finalists will be published in spring 2010. Label envelope: SER Poetry Contest.
The (2nd ever!) Southeast Review Narrative Nonfiction Contest
Send one essay, no more than 5,000 words, per $10 submission fee. Include your name and contact information on a very brief cover letter. Do not include personal identification information anywhere on the essay. David Vann will judge. One winner will be chosen and awarded $250. The winning nonfiction piece and two finalists will be published in spring 2010. Label envelope: SER Nonfiction Contest.