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    Western Humanities Review Presents The  17thAnnual Utah Writers’ Contest http://www.hum.utah.edu/whr/index.html CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS   Western Humanities
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      Western Humanities Review


      Presents The  17thAnnual Utah Writers’ Contest


      http://www.hum.utah.edu/whr/index.html










      CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS



       

      Western Humanities Review (WHR), a triannual literary magazine published by the University of Utah, is calling for entries to its seventeenth annual competition for Utah writers.  Prizes are awarded in poetry and prose. Each winner will receive $500 and publication in the Winter 2009/10 issue of WHR. The entry fee is $10 and includes an annual subscription to WHR.

       

      Submissions must be postmarked by Thursday, October 15th, 2009. Poetry submissions should not exceed 10 pages or 5 poems.  Prose submissions may be fiction or nonfiction and should not exceed 25 pages in length. You may submit more than one submission, but each must be accompanied by the $10 contest fee. Writers must be living in Utah at the time of the competition, and the material submitted must be previously unpublished.  Previous winners of the competition may not re-enter in the category for which they won.  Past judges have included Edward Hirsch, Allison Hagy, Ron Carlson, Stuart Dybek, Scott Cairns, Brian Evenson, T.R. Hummer, David Lehman, Ben Marcus, Marie Ponsot, Bob Shacochis, Timothy Donnelly, and David Shields. 

       

      We are pleased to announce this year’s judges:




      Prose—Kate Bernheimer

      Poetry—Brenda Shaughnessy

       

       

      Entries should indicate which genre you are=2
      0entering and should be mailed to:






      Utah Writers’ Contest

      Western Humanities Review

      University of Utah

      English Department

      255 S. Central Campus Drive,

      Room 3500

      Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0494










       



       

      The writer’s name, address and phone number should appear on the cover sheet only. An SASE should be included for notification of contest results. Manuscripts will not be returned.  Checks for $10 should be made out to Western Humanities Review. For more information, please e-mail questions to <whr(at)mail.hum.utah.edu>

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