fiction contest: Southern Indiana Review
- 2013 Mary C. Mohr Editors' Award Guidelines
Southern Indiana Review will award a prize of $2000 for a short story, novella, or stand-alone novel excerpt submitted under the following guidelines. Each submission must:
Be available for exclusive publication in Vol. 21, No. 1 of SIR. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but if the entry is published/accepted by another publication while under consideration, the author must promptly notify SIR in writing to withdraw the entry.
Include an entry fee of $20 ($5 for each additional entry). This non-refundable fee includes a year's subscription to SIR. Make check or money order payable to Southern Indiana Review.
List the author's name, street address, email address (if applicable), phone number, and title of submission on a cover page.
List only the title of submission on each page thereafter.
Be fewer than 40 typed pages (12-point font) per each individual submission.
Be addressed to Mary C. Mohr Editors' Award, Southern Indiana Review, University of Southern Indiana, 8600 University Boulevard, Evansville, IN, 47712.
Be postmarked or uploaded by October 1, 2013. Digital entries can be uploaded at
Include SAS postcard for receipt acknowledgement and/or SASE for contest results. All manuscripts will be recycled. Results will be posted on the SIR web site.
Current and former students and employees of the University of Southern Indiana are not eligible for the Award.
All submissions will be considered for publication. All themes and/or subject matters are eligible.