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AUGUST 15 2011, H.O.W Journal Summer Writing Contest, Up to $500 Prize

by Summer Intern
(New York, NY, United States)

Issue 7. We are now accepting submissions for Issue 8 (check website for details)!

Issue 7. We are now accepting submissions for Issue 8 (check website for details)!

Fiction judged by MARY GAITSKILL

Guidelines:

-The contest is open to all writers and all themes
-The word limit is 12,000.
-We do consider unpublished novel excerpts if they feel like complete stories.
-It's fine to submit more than one story.
-Manuscripts should be submitted with a cover note listing the author's name,
address, phone number, and email; names should not appear on the stories themselves.
-All submissions should be clearly typed manuscripts, double-spaced on 8 1/2 x 11
inch white paper, one side only.
-Submissions will not be returned.
-No simultaneous or previously published work.

Awards:

1st Place - $500 and publication in H.O.W. Journal
2nd Place - $200 and publication in H.O.W. Journal
3rd Place - $100 and publication in H.O.W. Journal

Reading Fee per story

$20.00


Nonfiction judged by JOHN D'AGATA
Guidelines:

-The contest is open to all writers and all themes
-The word limit is 12,000.
-Memoir excerpts accepted.
-It's fine to submit more than one story.
-Manuscripts should be submitted with a cover note listing the author's name,
address, phone number, and email; names should not appear on the stories themselves.
-All submissions should be clearly typed manuscripts, double-spaced on 8 1/2 x 11
inch white paper, one side only.
-Submissions will not be returned.
-No simultaneous or previously published work.

Awards:

1st Place - $500 and publication in H.O.W. Journal
2nd Place - $200 and publication in H.O.W. Journal
3rd Place - $100 and publication in H.O.W. Journal

Reading Fee per story

$20.00


Poetry judged by HONOR MOORE
Guidelines:


-The contest is open to all writers and all themes
-10-50 line poems accepted.
-Up to 10 poems can be submitted by one person.
-Poems should be submitted with a cover note listing the author's name, address,
phone number, and email; names should not appear on the poems themselves.
-All submissions should be clearly typed manuscripts, double-spaced on 8 1/2 x 11
inch white paper, one side only.
-Submissions will not be returned.
-No simultaneous or previously published work.

Awards:

1st Place - $500 and publication in H.O.W. Journal

Reading Fee per poem

$5.00


Send your submissions and reading fee (a check payable to H.O.W. Journal) to:

H.O.W. Journal
Poetry Contest
12 Desbrosses Street
New York, NY, 10013

WWW.HOWJOURNAL.COM

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