Writing Contests from the North Carolina Writers' Network
1. Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition Postmark deadline: January 31 (annual)
The Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition accepts one poem submissions. The
contest awards the winner publication in The Crucible literary journal and $200.
Questions may be directed to Tony Abbott via email at toabbott(at)davidson.edu
(replace (at) with @). This year’s judge is James Applewhite.
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2. Doris Betts Fiction Prize
Deadline for Receipt of Materials: February 1 (annual)
The Doris Betts Fiction Prize awards the first- and second-place winners with
prizes of $200 and $100 respectively. Winners and finalists will be
considered for publication in the North Carolina Literary Review. Questions may be
directed to Margaret Bauer, editor of the North Carolina Literary Review, via
BauerM(at)ecu.edu (replace (at) with @). The final judge is Tim Gautreaux. A
Louisiana native and now part-time resident of western North Carolina,
Gautreaux is the author of two short story collections, Same Place, Same Things and
Welding with Children, and two novels, The Clearing and The Next Step in the
Dance. His stories have been selected for the O'Henry and Best American Short
Story annuals, and he has published them in such magazines as The Atlantic
Monthly, Harper's, and GQ.
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