literary contest: New Letters
- 2011 New Letters Literary Awards Now Open
The $1,500 Dorothy Churchill Cappon Prize for the Essay (for the 2011 best essay)
The $1,500 Alexander Patterson Cappon Prize for Fiction (for the best 2011 short story)
The $1,500 New Letters Prize for Poetry (for the best 2011 group of three to six poems)
Deadline: May 18, 2011.
New Letters magazine invites you to submit fiction, essays, or poetry to the 2011 New Letters Literary Awards. Winners receive $1,500 for best essay, $1,500 for best poetry, and $1,500 for best fiction, and publication in a special 2011 awards issue of New Letters. All entries are considered for publication and must be unpublished. First runners-up will receive a copy of a recent book of poetry or fiction from our affiliate BkMk Press. Winners will be announced mid-September 2011. Essay and fiction entries may not exceed 8,000 words; poetry entries may contain up to six poems. $15 for first entry; $10 for each entry after. $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to New Letters. Previous final judges have included Philip Levine, Maxine Kumin, Gerald Early, Joyce Carol Oates, Rishi Reddi, Mary Jo Salter, Floyd Skloot, Carole Maso, Cornelius Eady, Margot Livsey, Benjamin Percy, Robin Hemley, and Kim Addonizio.
For complete guidelines, visit www.newletters.org
or send an S.A.S.E. to:
Ashley Kaine, Contest Coordinator
5101 Rockhill Road,
Kansas City, MO 64110