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    The 2009 Third Coast Fiction & Poetry Awards http://www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/contests/ Fiction Prize: $1,000 & Publication  Poetry Prize : $1,000 &
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 2, 2008
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      The 2009 Third Coast Fiction & Poetry Awards

      http://www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/contests/





      Fiction Prize: $1,000 & Publication 


      Poetry Prize : $1,000 & Publication




      Final Judges





      For fiction: Stuart Dybek



      For poetry: David Rivard


      Send entries to:


      Third Coast 2009 Fiction or Poetry Contest


      Department of English


      Western Michigan University


      Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5331



      Open to all writers unassociated with the judges or Third Coast. Postmark deadline: December 1st, 2008. Prize-winning issue: Fall 2009. Entry fee: $15 per manuscript. Please make checks or money orders payable to Third Coast. Each fee entitles entrant to a 1-year subscription to Third Coast, an extension of an existing subscription, or a gift subscription. Please indicate your choice and enclose a complete address for subscription. Please send each entry separately, and mark clearly whether it is a poetry or fiction entry. Any previously unpublished poem is eligible for the poetry contest. Please submit up to five poems, totaling no more than twelve pages. Any previously unpublished short story or excerpt of up to 9,000 words is eligible for the fiction contest. Simultaneous submissions are permitted; if accepted elsewhere, we ask that they be withdrawn from the contest immediately. No money will be refunded. Submissions will not be returned; send SASE for results only. All manuscripts should be typed (fiction entries should be double-spaced) and accompanied by a cover letter. The author’s=2
      0name must not appear anywhere on the manuscript itself. If a poem or story is chosen as a finalist, Third Coast requires that it be withdrawn from any other publication considerations until the winner is selected. If the poem or story is scheduled to be published elsewhere before fall 2009, please do not submit it.


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    • crwropps@aol.com
      The 2009 Third Coast Fiction & Poetry Awards Fiction Prize: $1,000 & Publication  Poetry Prize : $1,000 & Publication
      Message 2 of 5 , Aug 24, 2008
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        The 2009 Third Coast Fiction & Poetry Awards



        Fiction Prize: $1,000 & Publication 
        Poetry Prize : $1,000 & Publication




        http://www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/contests/


        Final Judges

        For fiction: Stuart Dybek

        For poetry: David Rivard

        Send entries to:
        Third Coast 2009 Fiction or Poetry Contest
        Department of English
        Western Michigan University
        Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5331

        Open to all writers unassociated with the judges or Third Coast. Postmark deadline: December 1st, 2008. Prize-winning issue: Fall 2009. Entry fee: $15 per manuscript. Please make checks or money orders payable to Third Coast. Each fee entitles entrant to a 1-year subscription to Third Coast, an extension of an existing subscription, or a gift subscription. Please indicate your choice and enclose a complete address for subscription. Please send each entry separately, and mark clearly whether it is a poetry or fiction entry. Any previously unpublished poem is eligible for the poetry contest. Please submit up to five poems, totaling no more than twelve pages. Any previously unpublished short story or excerpt of up to 9,000 words is eligible for the fiction contest. Simultaneous submissions are permitted; if accepted elsewhere, we ask that they be withdrawn from the contest immediately. No money will be refunded. Submissions will not be returned; send SASE for results only. All manuscripts should be typed (fiction entries should be double-spaced) and accompanied by a cover letter. The author’s name must not appear anywhere on the manuscri
        pt itself. If a poem or story is chosen as a finalist, Third Coast requires that it be withdrawn from any other publication considerations until the winner is selected. If the poem or story is scheduled to be published elsewhere before fall 2009, please do not submit it.


         


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      • crwropps@aol.com
        The 2009 Third Coast Fiction & Poetry Awards http://www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/contests/ Fiction Prize: $1,000 & Publication  Poetry Prize : $1,000 &
        Message 3 of 5 , Oct 14, 2008
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          The 2009 Third Coast Fiction & Poetry Awards

          http://www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/contests/



          Fiction Prize: $1,000 & Publication 


          Poetry Prize : $1,000 & Publication




          Final Judges





          For fiction: Stuart Dybek



          For poetry: David Rivard


          Send entries to:


          Third Coast 2009 Fiction or Poetry Contest


          Department of English


          Western Michigan University


          Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5331



          Open to all writers unassociated with the judges or Third Coast. Postmark deadline: December 1st, 2008. Prize-winning issue: Fall 2009. Entry fee: $15 per manuscript. Please make checks or money orders payable to Third Coast. Each fee entitles entrant to a 1-year subscription to Third Coast, an extension of an existing subscription, or a gift subscription. Please indicate your choice and enclose a complete address for subscription. Please send each entry separately, and mark clearly whether it is a poetry or fiction entry. Any previously unpublished poem is eligible for the poetry contest. Please submit up to five poems, totaling no more than twelve pages. Any previously unpublished short story or excerpt of up to 9,000 words is eligible for the fiction contest. Simultaneous submissions are permitted; if accepted elsewhere, we ask that they be withdrawn from the contest immediately. No money will be refunded. Submissions will not be returned; send SASE for results only. All manuscripts should be typed (fiction entries should be double-spaced) and accompanied by a cover letter. The author’s name m
          ust not appear anywhere on the manuscript itself. If a poem or story is chosen as a finalist, Third Coast requires that it be withdrawn from any other publication considerations until the winner is selected. If the poem or story is scheduled to be published elsewhere before fall 2009, please do not submit it.

           


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        • crwropps@aol.com
          The 2010 Third Coast Fiction & Poetry Contest http://www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/contests/ Fiction Prize: $1,000 & Publication Poetry Prize : $1,000 &
          Message 4 of 5 , Nov 29, 2009
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            The 2010 Third Coast Fiction & Poetry Contest
            http://www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/contests/


            Fiction Prize: $1,000 & Publication

            Poetry Prize : $1,000 & Publication



            Final Judges



            Fiction: Ann Beattie Poetry: David Wojahn




            Complete Guidelines

            Deadline: Entries must be postmarked December 1, 2009, or before.

            1. Submit one previously unpublished story of up to 9,000 words or three (3) previously unpublished poems with a $15 reading fee payable to Third Coast. Please send each entry separately and clearly mark whether it is a poetry or fiction entry.
            Send entries and reading fee to:


            Third Coast 2010 Fiction or Poetry Contest
            Department of English
            Western Michigan University
            Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5331


            2. Each $15 entry fee entitles entrant to a 1-year subscription to Third Coast, an extension of an existing subscription, or a gift subscription. Please indicate your choice and enclose a complete address for subscription.
            3. All manuscripts should be typed (fiction entries should be double-spaced), and accompanied by a cover letter with the author's name, contact information (address, telephone, and email address), and entry title(s). Please include entry title(s) and page numbers on all manuscript pages. The author’s name and identifying information should onlyappear on the cover letter; identifying information must not appear anywhere on the manuscript itself.
            4. Simultaneous submissions are permitted; if accepted elsewhere, we ask that they be withdrawn from the contest immediately. If a poem or story is chosen as a finalist, Third Coast requires that it be withdrawn from any other publication considerations until the winner is selected. If the poem or story is scheduled to be published elsewhere before September 2010, please do not submit it.
            5. Winners will be announced in February 2010 and published in the Fall 2010 issue of Third Coast. All contest entries will be considered for regular inclusion in Third Coast.
            6. Writers associated with the judges or Third Coast are not eligible to submit work to the contest.

            7. No money will be refunded. Submissions will not be returned; send SASE for results only.

            About the Judges
            Fiction judge Ann Beattie received the 2000 PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in the short story. Called "one of our era's most vital masters of the short form" by The Washington Post, Beattie is author of several short story collections and novels, including, most recently, Follies: New Stories (2005).

            Poetry judge David Wojahn is author of seven books of poetry and the recipient of an NEA Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Wojahn's Interrogation Palace: New and Selected Poems 1982-2004 was one of two finalists for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.


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          • crwropps@aol.com
            Third Coast Magazine is currently accepting submissions for our 2013 Third Coast Fiction & Poetry Contests. Winners in each genre receive $1000 & publication.
            Message 5 of 5 , Oct 24, 2012
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              Third Coast Magazine is currently accepting submissions for our 2013 Third Coast Fiction & Poetry Contests.

              Winners in each genre receive $1000 & publication. All entrants receive a one year subscription to Third Coast.

              Deadline: January 15, 2013

              We are very pleased to have the following judges: Antonya Nelson (Fiction) and Jane Hirshfield (Poetry).

              Jane Hirshfield is the author of seven collections of poetry, including the new Come, Thief, After (shortlisted for England’s T.S. Eliot Prize and named a “best book of 2006” by theWashington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the London Financial Times), Given Sugar, Given Salt, (finalist for the 2001 National Book Critics Circle Award), The Lives of the Heart, and The October Palace, as well as a book of essays, Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetry. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, Orion, The American Poetry Review, Poetry, six editions of The Best American Poetry, and many other publications. In 2012, she was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.
              Antonya Nelson is the author of eight books of fiction, including Female Trouble and the novels Talking in Bed, Nobody’s Girl, and Living to Tell. Nelson’s work has appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, Harper’s, Redbook, and many other magazines, as well as in anthologies such as Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, and Best American Short Stories. Her books have been New York Times Notable Books of 1992, 1996, 1998, and 2000. The New Yorker called her one of the “twenty young fiction writers for the new millennium.” She is also a recent recipient of the Rea Award for Short Fiction and is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an NEA Grant.Guidelines: Submit one previously unpublished story of up to 9,000 words or three previously unpublished poems.

              Submit one previously unpublished story of up to 9,000 words or three (3) previously unpublished poems and a $16 entry fee online at: https://thirdcoastmagazine.submittable.com/submit

              Or via postal service:

              Third Coast 2013 Fiction or Poetry Contest
              Department of English
              Western Michigan University
              Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5331


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