Ploughshares Emerging Writer's Contest

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     Category:  Multiple Disciplines
     Deadline:  May 15, 2018  (expired!)
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    Ploughshares Emerging Writer's Contest

    Organised by Ploughshares, an American literary journal, the Emerging Writer’s Contest is open worldwide to writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry who have yet to publish or self-publish a book.

    There are three categories:

    Fiction (under 6000 words)
    Nonfiction (under 6000 words)
    Poetry (3-5 pages)

    Submitted work must be original and previously unpublished in any form.

    The 2018 contest judges are Carmen Maria Machado (Fiction), Roxane Gay (Nonfiction), and Roger Reeves (Poetry).

    Entry fee is 24 USD. Current subscribers (through the Winter 2018-19 issue) may submit for free.

    Eligibility


    Open worldwide to writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry who have yet to publish or self-publish a book.

    Prize


    The winning story, essay, and poems from the 2018 contest will be published in the Winter 2018-19 issue of Ploughshares, and each writer will receive 2,000 USD and two copies of the issue in which their work appears.

    The winners will also receive a conversation with our partnering literary agency, Aragi, Inc. regarding their work and writing careers.


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