Friday, September 21, 2012

Poetry and Fiction Competition: Mississippi Review


We award $1000 each in fiction and poetry for winning submissions. Our annual contest is open to all writers in English except current or former students or employees of the University of Southern Mississippi. Fiction entries should be short stories of 8,000 words or less; poetry entries should be three poems totaling 10 pages or less. There is no limit on the number of entries you may submit.

Fee is $15 per entry, payable to Mississippi Review. Each entrant will receive a copy of the prize issue (for $10 additional get a one year subscription to the magazine). No manuscripts will be returned. Results will be posted on our website. Please do not send a SASE. Previously published work is ineligible.

Deadline is November 1, 2012. Winners will be announced March 2013. Publication is scheduled for June 2013. Please put "MRPRIZE 2013," name, address, phone, e-mail address, and title on page one of each manuscript. Please do not include a cover page. These are complete guidelines.

Questions? E-mail:

msreview(at) (replace (at) with @)

Send entries to MR Prize at the address below.

2013 Mississippi Review Prize
118 College Drive # 5144
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001

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