Backwaters Prize in Poetry is OPEN until May 1st

The winner will be awarded a $2,000 cash prize and the honorable mention will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize. Both winners will be awarded the publication of their book by the University of Nebraska Press under its imprint, The Backwaters Press. The judge for the 2021 contest is Huascar Medina, Poet Laureate of Kansas. 

Please see their website for more information. All manuscripts must be submitted electronically via Submittable.

Deadline is May 1. 

Call for Submissions!

The University of West Alabama is currently the publication of the 27th volume of its literary journal, The Sucarnochee Review. The journal is a national creative writing undergraduate journal that accepts poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. They are currently accepting submissions publication, and their submissions guidelines and other information can be found on their website.

Keats-Shelley Prize 2021: Deadline TODAY, April 12th

Poets are asked to write on the 2021 theme of ‘Writ in Water’. No more than 30 lines and must fit onto a single A4 page. 

Essays may be on any aspect of the writing and/or lives of the Romantics and their circles, and should be written in a clear and accessible style. No more than 3,000 words. 

Submit in Microsoft Word format. 

Find out more and submit here TODAY!

Submit Your Poetry for Publication!

Submit to the C.D. Wright Emerging Poet’s Prize! The grand prize includes $1,000 and publication (as well as an Editor’s Choice Prize of $250 and publication). This year, the contest is being judged by none other than Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jericho Brown. 

The Arkansas International is  a literary magazine sponsored by The University of Arkansas Graduate Program in Creative Writing and Translation. 

Check out their website: https://www.arkint.org/cd-wright-prize for more information.

Submit & Get Published in a Literature Journal

For over nine years, the Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal at UC Berkeley has been showcasing the best undergraduate research in literature and media from universities all over the world.

They are inviting research papers from all those working in, around, or critically engaging with literary topics in a comparative nature. Papers in any language are welcome. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

·        Papers comparing at least two authors or texts

·        Interdisciplinary research engaging multiples disciplines within the humanities

·        Research engaging with literary theory and schools of criticism

For more information and full submission guidelines, or to view past issues of CLUJ, please visit the website’s submissions page

Submissions for the Fall 2020 issue will be accepted until March 1st 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time.

Link to submit HERE.