PUB: black warrior review fiction & poetry contest
May 18, 2007 11:16 PDT
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Black Warrior Review's Third-Ever Fiction and Poetry Contest
Open May 1, 2007- October 1, 2007
The THIRD time's a charm and this year's contest is no exception.
The First Place Winner in each category will receive $1,000 and
Publication in Spring 2007!
Guest Judges this year are Dean Young (poetry) and Josh Russell (fiction).
Send your entry to:
Fiction Contest OR Poetry Contest
Black Warrior Review
Tuscaloosa, AL 35486
The Black Warrior Review will only consider previously unpublished
Finalists in each category will receive notation in the Spring 2007
issue and are also considered for publication.
Each entry must include name, phone number, and email on cover sheet
only, as well as SASE and reading fee.
The Reading Fee is $15 per short story (up to 7500 words) and $15 per
group of up to 3 poems. Make checks payable to The University of
All contestants will also receive a complimentary one-year
subscription. That's a whole dollar cheaper than ordering by
conventional means. It's a deal, it's a steal, it's the sale of the
All entries must be postmarked by October 1, 2007.
Thanks for your interest and good luck. We look forward to your
Josh Russell is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts
Literature Fellowship and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Shane
Stevens Fellowship in the Novel. He is the author of the novel Yellow
Jack, the novella Dakota, the limited edition Winter on Fifth Avenue,
New York, and forty stories that have appeared in literary magazines and
anthologies including Black Warrior Review and New Stories from the
South. He teaches in the Georgia State University creative writing
program—the New South's Writing Workshop ( workshop.gsu.edu)—and lives in
a small town outside of Atlanta.
Dean Young has published eight collections of poetry, most recently embryoyo
and Elegy on Toy Piano which was a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize. He
has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National
Endowment for the Arts as well as a 2007 Literature Award from the American
of Arts and Letters. He teaches at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.
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