The Everett Southwest Literary Award, judged by Lee K. Abbott, will be accepting short story manuscripts of 125+ pages until January 1, 2013. A $5,000 award will be given for the winning short story manuscript by an author living in or writing about Oklahoma, Texas, or New Mexico.
--Manuscripts should be double-spaced and continuously paginated.
--The manuscript must be unpublished, although individual stories may have been published previously.
--Please provide two cover pages, one with author's contact information
and one with only the title of the collection. The author's name should
not appear anywhere within the manuscript.
--Past or present students or employees of the University of Central Oklahoma are ineligible.
--The contest submission fee is $15.00. Checks or money orders are accepted.
Full contest information and biographies of past judges and winners is available at our web address.
Anyone with questions should feel free to drop us a line at:
EverettAward(at)uco.edu (replace (at) with @ in sending email)
Manuscripts, together with the entry fee and SASE for contest results, should be sent to:
The Everett Southwest Literary Prize
Department of English
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N. University Dr. Box 184
Edmond, OK 73034