Call for Submissions: 55th Annual Lex Allen Literary Festival Poetry & Fiction Contest (deadline: January 21, 2015)

Hollins University’s Lex Allen Literary Festival, now in its 55th year, invites undergraduate college students to submit up to three poems and/or up to two short stories. There is no fee to enter the contest.

The prizes are $100 for Poetry and $100 for Fiction, and the final judges are LuAnn Keener-Mikenas (poetry) and Charles Baxter (fiction).

Please visit the Lex Allen Literary Festival website for submission guidelines. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Winners will be announced at the festival on Saturday, March 14, 2015.