This week’s batch of contests includes poetry, nonfiction, and a multi-genre contest. Deadlines range from May 31-June 2.
The seventeenth annual Boston Review Poetry Contest is now accepting submissions. The winner will receive $1,500 and publication in the November/December 2014 issue of the Boston Review. Poets can submit up to five unpublished poems, no more than 10 pages total. Entry fee: $20. All submitters will receive a complimentary half-year subscription to the Boston Review. Deadline: June 2, 2014. For more information, visit the website.
The Pressgang Prize is now accepting submissions for a book-length collection of stories, essays, or some other prose. Pressgang is the small press affiliate of Butler University. The winner will receive $1,200 and publication, and will do a reading at Butler University. All entries will be considered for standard publication as well. Entry fee: $25. Deadline: May 31, 2014. For more information, visit the website.
The Southern Indiana Review will once again be offering their Thomas A. Wilhelmus Editors’ Award for Creative Nonfiction. The winner will receive $2,000 and publication in a future issue of Southern Indiana Review. Essays may be up to 35 pages. Entry fee: $20 ($5 for each additional submission. Deadline: June 2, 2014. For more information, visit the website.