Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Calls for Submissions - January 2012

Crazyhorse Contest Deadline

Prize Entry Deadline Jan. 15
$2000 each and publication in Crazyhorse
The Crazyhorse Fiction Prize
The Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize
Includes print and e-book subscription
Enter completely online, or by mail

Mail in or upload online up to twenty-five pages of fiction or up to three poems (up to 10 pages total of poetry). Reading fee of $16 per manuscript includes a one-year/two-issue print and e-book subscription to Crazyhorse starting with the next issue. Upload manuscript and pay reading fee by secure online credit-card payment, or by check or money order.
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Prism International Fiction and Poetry Contests

PRISM's 2012 Fiction & Poetry contest deadlines are approaching, so getcher entries in!!

Entry fees for all contests are $28 if entering by snail mail, $30 if entering online. Additional entries can be added for $7 each. Every participant receives a one-year subscription to PRISM international. Works of translation are eligible.

The Short Fiction Contest has a deadline of January 27, 2012. The winning story will receive $2000, as well as publication payment for our poetry and fiction contest issue. Three runner-up prizes of $200 dollars are also conferred. This year's judge is Jessica Grant, an award-winning fiction writer, a member of Newfoundland’s Burning Rock Collective (members include Michael Winter and Lisa Moore), and the author of Making Light of Tragedy and Come, Thou Tortoise.

The Poetry Contest also has a January 27, 2012 deadline. Each entry can be up to three poems. A $1000 grand prize is awarded for the best poem and the winner receives publication and payment in our poetry and fiction contest issue. $300 and $200 are awarded to runners-up. This year's poetry judge is Jen Currin, author of three books of poetry: The Sleep of Four Cites (Anvil Press, 2005); Hagiography (Coach House, 2008); and The Inquisition Yours (Coach House, 2010), which is shortlisted for the 2011 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, the Lambda Literary Award in Poetry, and the Audre Lorde Poetry Award.

Contest entries can be sent to PRISM through snail mail, accompanied by an entry form and cheque or receipt of credit card payment. Or submit and pay online! For entry forms and all details, please visit PRISM's contest page.

Writers @Work Conference

Information about the Writers at Work Conference is available on their website.  Applications are due March 1.

The Four Way Books Intro Prize in Poetry
D.A. Powell, judge

Submissions accepted January 1 - March 31
For a book-length collection of poetry written in English by a poet who has not previously published a first book of poetry.

$1000.00 plus publication and a reading in NYC.

Submit online or by mail January 1 - March 31. Include necessary entry form and submission fee of $28.00.

For guidelines and entry form, please click here.

Writers in the Heartland Residency

Writers in the Heartland is a writing colony for creative writers in all genres. The colony is located in Gilman, Illinois, approximately 90 miles south of Chicago.  It is located on a beautiful, 32-acre wooded site with lakes and walking paths.

One week residencies are available for August 31-September 7, 2012 and October 5-12, 2012.  All lodging and food is included.  Writers must reside in the Midwest region or have some Midwest connection.

Deadline is April 30, 2012.  Decisions by July 1.  Poets should submit 10 pages of work; fiction and nonfiction writers may submit up to 15 pages.  All submissions are peer reviewed.  Staple writing samples together and place your name on the top sheet only.  Send submissions to Elayne LeTraunik, Administrative Coordinator, 2728 N. Hampden Court, #1605, Chicago, IL 60614.  For further information about applying, see website at http://www.writersintheheartland.org/ or contact us at writersintheheartland@gmail.com.

Heavy Feather Review Call for Submissions

Heavy Feather Review (http://www.heavyfeatherreview.com/) is an electronic journal published on e-book which is open to all forms: fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and hybrid (work that does not fit neatly into a given category).  There are no word limits and all work must be previously unpublished.  Simultaneous submissions are allowed.  HFR is also interested in blog/essay posts and review submissions for our blog, which is active in sharing news with the writing world, book recommendations, reviews and the always interesting HFR interview series.

Information about our taste and esthetic can be inferred by visiting and reviewing our blog, which is actively updated, and our inaugural issue which is due out very soon via e-book.

New Press-- Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press-- Call for Submissions

Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press will publish and promote high-quality nonfiction books and multi-media projects in areas that include health care, education, business & technology, military issues, and American culture & society. Hudson Whitman’s tag line is “Books that make a difference,” and the press looks to publish 5 to 10 books a year for its first three years. Susan Petrie, director of the press, will manage the day-to-day operations, and William Patrick, award-winning novelist and author of Saving Troy, will be the editor in charge of acquisitions.

To submit a manuscript for consideration, or to purchase one of our titles, please visit our website: http://www.hudsonwhitman.com/.

For further information, please contact:
Susan Petrie
Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press
5 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203
(o) 518.608.8156

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