Over $4,000 in prizes!
Reynolds Price Short Fiction Award for a single short story up to 5000 words
Judge: Kate Bernheimer
Rita Dove Poetry Award for a poem up to 100 lines (up to two poems per submission, any style)
Judge: Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Penelope Niven Creative Nonfiction Award for a single piece of creative nonfiction, including personal essay and memoir, up to 5000 words
Judge: Sigrid Nunez
The winner in each genre will receive $1,200. The two honorable mentions in each genre will receive $150.
Competition Rules and Requirements:
All entries should be mailed to Amy Knox Brown, Director of the Salem College Center for Women Writers, 601 South Church Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.
Competitions are open to both women and men who write in English except Salem Academy and College employees and students.
All submissions must be unpublished. Postmark deadline: February 3, 2012. Winners will be announced by May 15, 2012.
The author’s name and address must not appear on the manuscript.
For each entry, you must include all of the following:
three clean typed copies of your manuscript (double space all prose entries)
one cover sheet per entry with your name, address, telephone number, email, the genre in which you’re submitting (fiction, nonfiction, or poetry), word count (for nonfiction and fiction)/ line count (for poetry), and the title of the work(s)
a check/money order for the $15 (in US dollars) reading fee per submission, made out to the Salem College International Literary Awards; and an optional SASE for notification of winners.
For further information, visit www.salem.edu/go/cww
; or email firstname.lastname@example.org
; or contact Amy Knox Brown, Director of the Salem College Center for Women Writers, 601 South Church Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. No phone calls, please. http://www.salem.edu/community/cww/http://www.salem.edu/community/cww/in ... iterary-awards-guidelines
Click on the link above and go to the contest official site