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    Announcing The Southeast Review s 2012 Writing Contests! http://southeastreview.org/contests.html Submission Manager Link:
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 5, 2012
      Announcing The Southeast Review's 2012 Writing Contests!
      http://southeastreview.org/contests.html


      Submission Manager Link:
      http://southeastreview.submishmash.com/submit

      SER invites you to apply to one or more of our three contest categories: World's Best Short-Short Story, Gearhart Poetry, and Narrative Nonfiction. The deadline for all entries is March 15th, and each print or online submission must be accompanied by a $16 entry fee. Read on for information about the categories, or visit our website athttp://southeastreview.org/contests.html to learn more!

      World’s Best Short-Short Story Contest -- Held in honor of Jerome Stern

      Send up to three short-short stories per submission, accompanied by a $16 reading fee for mailed or online submissions. Each short-short story should be no more than 500 words. Include your name, contact information (email address preferred), and the title of each of your short-short stories in a very brief cover letter. Do not include personal identification information on the short-shorts themselves. Robert Olen Butler will judge. One winner will be chosen and awarded $500. The winner and nine finalists will be published in spring/summer 2013. For mailed submissions, label envelope: WBSSSC.

      SER’s Gearhart Poetry Contest -- Held in honor of Michael Wm. Gearhart
      Send up to three poems, no more than 10 pages total, accompanied by a $16 reading fee for mailed or online submissions. Include no more than one poem per page. Include your name, contact information (email address preferred), and the title of each of your poems in a very brief cover letter. Do not include personal identification information on the poems themselves.James Kimbrell will judge. One winner will be chosen and awarded $500. The winning poem and nine finalists will be published in spring/summer 2013. For mailed submissions label envelope: Gearhart Poetry Contest.

      SER's Narrative Nonfiction Contest
      Send one piece of nonfiction, no more than 6,000 words total, accompanied by a $16 reading fee for mailed or online submissions. Include your name, contact information (email address preferred), and the title of your submission in a very brief cover letter. Do not include personal identification information on the submission itself. Jennine Capó Crucet will judge. One winner will be chosen and awarded $500. The winning essay and two finalists will be published in spring/summer 2013. For mailed submissions, label envelope: SER Nonfiction Contest.

      General Contest Guidelines

      Now there are two ways to submit. You may either send your typed entry via snail mail to the address listed below, OR take advantage of our online contest submission option (please note all submissions are subject to an entry fee of $16). For mailed submissions, make checks or money orders out to: The Southeast Review. Electronic and postmark deadline: March 15th, 2012.


      Friends and current or former students of the judge and those who have been affiliated with Florida State University within the last five years are ineligible.



      For mailed submissions, please do not send an SASE. Winners will be announced on the website in June. All contestants will receive the issue in which the winning submissions appear.



      Send mailed submissions to: OR Upload your entry via:
      The Southeast Review SUBMISHMASH
      Department of English
      Florida State University
      Tallahassee, FL 32306





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