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Gulf Coast Prizes in Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

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Entry Fee | Poetry |
Entry Fee | Fiction |
Entry Fee | Non-Fiction |
DEADLINE 15th March 2013 Friday  
ENTRY FEE $ 23
PRIZE $ 1,500 - Publication




The deadline for entries is March 15, 2013. The $23 reading fee includes a year-long subscription to Gulf Coast.

The contest awards $1,500 and publication to the winner in each genre, as well as $250 to two honorable mentions in each genre. The winners will appear in Gulf Coast 26.1, due out in Fall 2013.

Contest Guidelines for Online Submissions
- Submissions accepted via Gulf Coast’s online submissions manager. Fiction and nonfiction entrants may submit one piece, up to 7,000 words; poetry entrants may submit as many as five poems, up to ten pages.
- You may submit more than once or in more than one genre, but each submission must be uploaded separately as a .doc, .docx, .rtf, or .pdf file.
- Only previously unpublished work will be considered.
- The contest will be judged blindly, so please do not include your cover letter, your name, or any contact information in the uploaded document. This information should only be pasted in the “Comments” field.
- After submitting your work you will be redirected to PayPal to authorize your $23 reading fee, which includes a year-long subscription to Gulf Coast. You do not need a PayPal account to submit to the contest; PayPal accepts all major credit cards for payment. We will contact you if there are any issues with your payment.

Contest Guidelines for Postal Mail Submissions
- Only previously unpublished work will be considered. Fiction and nonfiction entrants may submit one piece, up to 7,000 words; poetry entrants may submit as many as five poems, up to ten pages.
- You may submit more than once or in more than one genre. Remember to pay the additional entry fee each time.
- Please address postal mail entries to:

Gulf Coast
ATTN: Gulf Coast Prize in [Genre]
Department of English
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-3013

- The contest will be judged blindly, so your contact information should appear only on your cover letter.
- Please include your $23 reading fee for each entry, payable to “Gulf Coast.”

http://www.gulfcoastmag.org/
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