Monday, September 21, 2009

Fiction or Nonfiction Contest: Flyway

Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment “Notes from the Field” Contest

Do questions of environment play a role in your writing? Have you discovered hidden or submerged evidence of the natural world in cityscapes and urban landscapes? Do you find yourself writing short stories and personal essays that have a focus on place, landscape, and the environmental imagination? If so, please submit your prose to Flyway’s “Notes from the Field” Contest: Making sense of the environment through short stories and creative nonfiction.

SUBMIT: Prose (Short Fiction or Creative Nonfiction) that demonstrates an environmental approach and interest.

WORD LIMIT: 5,000 words or less.

AWARD: $500 prize, plus an “America the Beautiful” National Parks pass (valued at $80). Winning piece will be published in Flyway: A Journal of Writing and Environment.

READING FEE: $10 per entry, or $24 for entry and two-year subscription. (Make check payable to Flyway.)

DEADLINE: October 15, 2009, postmark deadline


“Notes from the Field” Contest (Please specify “fiction” or “nonfiction” on your entry.)

Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment
MFA Program in Creative Writing & Environment
Iowa State University
206 Ross Hall
Ames, IA 50011

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