Sonora Review invites your flash fiction submissions for its annual contest. First-prize receives $500, runner-up receives $250, and second runner-up receives $75. All three will be published in the Fall 2014 issue. The contest will be judged by Ben Marcus. All entries are considered for publication, except those from recent students (within the last five years) of the judge. Submit up to 1,000 words with a $15 entry fee by January 15th. Visit www.sonorareview.com/contest for more info.
Ben Marcus' most recent book is The Flame Alphabet. He is also the author ofNotable American Women and The Age of Wire and String. His new book, Leaving the Sea, will be published by Knopf in January of 2014. His writing has appeared inHarper's, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Granta, The Believer, The New York Times, McSweeney's, Time, Conjunctions, and Tin House. He is the editor of The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories, and the fiction editor of The American Reader. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award, a Creative Capital Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in fiction, a literature award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and three Pushcart Prizes. He is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow, and in the fall of 2013 he will be a Berlin Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin.
Sonora Review invites your nonfiction submissions for its annual contest. First-prize receives $500, runner-up receives $250, and second runner-up receives $75. First prize will be published in the Fall 2014 issue. Second and third prize will be considered for publication. The contest will be judged by Dinty W. Moore. All entries are considered for publication, except those from recent students (within the last five years) of the judge. Submit up to 20 pages with a $15 entry fee by May 1st. Visit www.sonorareview.com/contest for more info.
Dinty W. Moore's memoir Between Panic & Desire was winner of the Grub Street Nonfiction Book Prize in 2009. His other books include The Mindful Writer, The Accidental Buddhist, The Emperor's Virtual Clothes,and the writing guide, Crafting The Personal Essay: A Guide for Writing and Publishing Creative Nonfiction". Moore has published essays and stories in The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, Harpers, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, Gettysburg Review, Utne Reader, and Crazyhorse, among numerous other venues. He edits Brevity: The Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction.