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Call for Submissions - April 2014

Each month, the Ashland MFA Program receives calls for submissions and contest deadlines, which it publicizes in its monthly newsletter. Listed below are this month's calls for submissions.


Poetry Chapbook Contest

Open to all writers: no expectations or limitations regarding the amount of poetry a writer has published.

Winner receives $1,000, publication, and 100 copies.
Accepting electronic & postal submissions
February 1 to April 22, 2014.
click here for more info Contest judged by Kazim Ali
Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Contest

Very Short Fiction. 1st: $1,500, and publication in Issue 94. Deadline: 4/30.
Winners and finalists will be announced in theJuly 1 bulletin, and contacted directly the previous week. Second- and 3rd-places win, respectively, $500 and $300, or, if published, $700.
Any story—up to 3,000 words—that has not previously been accepted for print publication is welcome!
Please no more than three submissions per contest. As always, simultaneous s…

2015 Residency in Paris, France

In June 2015, the Ashland University MFA Program will offer a summer residency in Paris, France!
Write in the City of Light
June 13-27, 2015
You will embark on a two-week residency abroad, exploring the beautiful city of Paris through the eyes of a writer. Paris holds one of the greatest collections of cultural resources in the world, and its monuments, museums, parks, cafes, and shops will be our classroom. Students will participate in intensive workshops, discussions, readings, and in the literary and cultural life of the city as we begin to understand why Gertrude Stein said, “America is my country, and Paris is my hometown.”

The tour will include workshops with faculty mentors as well as craft seminars and evening readings with writers living in Paris.
Who May Participate in the Trip?
Students currently enrolled in the Ashland University MFA Program can participate in ENG 502: MFA in Paris as a substitute for the on-campus ENG 502 summer residency.Students currently enrolled in the As…