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Calls for Submissions - September 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. 
Red Wolf Journal seeking poetry on theme "celebration and ritual"Red Wolf Journal is an online international poetry journal that is published quarterly. They are inviting emerging and established poets to submit their work for publication in the Fall 2014 issue, which has the general theme of "celebration and ritual." Feel free to follow this theme as broadly or specifically as you wish. Deadline for submissions is September 25, 2014.
Submission guidelines are at

The Puritan's annual literary contest for poetry and fiction The deadline to enter poetry and fiction submissions to The Puritan's annual literary contest, The Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence is September 30. This year…

Ashland MFA Recognized in BAE Notables List

Congratulations are in order for MFA nonfiction faculty members whose essays have been recognized as Notable Essays in the 2014 Best American Essays anthology.

Jill Christman, "Borrowed Babies," Iron Horse, 15.3 (Jill's ebook, "Borrowed Babies," is now available from Shebooks as well!)Steven Harvey, "The Vanishing Point," Southern Review, Winter 2013Daniel W. Lehman, "'Proper Names Are Poetry in the Raw': Character Formation in Traumatic Nonfiction,"River Teeth, Fall 2013 Sarah M. Wells, the MFA program administrative director and current nonfiction MFA student, also appears in the notables list for her Brevity essay, "Field Guide to Resisting Temptation."