literary contests: Bellingham Review
- The Bellingham Review is accepting submissions for the Tobias Wolff
Fiction, The Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction, and the 49th
Award for Poetry. The Bellingham Review is a non-profit literary
the contest entry fees go directly and fully to funding the printing of
issue. We also consider finalists in the contests for publication.
consideration for the prizes and publication, entering the contest
to a one year subscription to the Bellingham Review. Winners will be
by July 2011.
The Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction: $1,000 First Prize. Judge: Adrianne
Pieces up to 9,000 words.
The Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction: $1,000 First Prize.
Sukrungruang. Pieces up to 9,000 words.
The 49th Parallel Award for Poetry: $1,000 First Prize. Judge: Lia
to 3 poems.
Submissions must be postmarked by March 15th and include a 3”x5” index
the author’s name, piece title, mailing address, phone number, and
address, along with an $18 entry fee in the form of a check or money
out to “Bellingham Review” (international submissions $28). Each
entry is $10. The author’s name should not appear on the manuscript.
be previously unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are encouraged, but
let us know if your piece is picked up elsewhere. Optional SASE for
notification. Manuscripts will not be returned. Send entries to:
“[Insert Name of Contest]”
Mail Stop 9004
Old Main 245
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA 98225-9004
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