Deadline: October 1, annually.
Reading Fee: $15 (Through Submittable. If you're unable to pay through Submittable, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make alternate arrangements).
Award: $500 and publication in an issue of Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley.
Manuscripts submitted to the contest will be read and judged anonymously.
- Submissions must not be previously published.
- Submit a maximum of 500 words, double-spaced. In the "Cover Letter" field on the submission, please include the following :
- Contest title
- Manuscript title
- Author name
- Telephone number
- Email (if available)
- Your name and contact information must not appear anywhere else on the manuscript
- Failure to follow these guidelines may disqualify entry.