Bulletin Board

This week’s batch of contests includes a mixed bag of poetry and fiction prizes. The deadline for each is September 15.

The University of Wisconsin Press is now seeking submissions for two poetry awards: the Brittingham Prize and the Felix Pollak Prize. Prizes are awarded annually to the two best book-length manuscripts of original poetry submitted. Each submission will be considered for both prizes. Each winner will receive $1,000 and publication. Entry fee: $25 per manuscript, but covers entry for both prizes. Deadline: September 15, 2014. For more information, please visit the website.

The Literal Latté Essay Award is now open for submissions. Essays must be unpublished and should not exceed 8,000 words. The winner receives $1,000; second place receives $300; third place receives $200. Entry fee: $10 per essay or $15 for two essays. All entries will be considered for publication. Deadline: September 15, 2014. For more information, please visit the website.

Les Fugues Press is now seeking submissions for its NOS Book Contest. Eligible submissions include: poetry, novellas, prose poems, innovative novels, anti-novels, short story collections, lyric essays, hybrids, and all forms not otherwise specified. Manuscripts should be 64-250 pages. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication. Entry fee: $25. Deadline: September 15, 2014. For more information, please visit the website.

The Greensboro Review is currently seeking submissions for its Robert Watson Literary Prizes in Poetry and Fiction. The winner of each category will receive $1,000 and publication in the Greensboro Review. Entries must be previously unpublished. Fiction manuscripts should be no longer than 25 pages; poetry manuscripts can include any number of poems but must not exceed 10 pages. Entry fee: $14 per entry (includes a one-year subscription). Deadline: September 15, 2014. For more information, please visit the website.

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