Friday, February 15, 2013

Fiction and Poetry Competitions: Jabberwock Review

Jabberwock Review invites submissions to

DEADLINE: March 15, 2013

Each winner (one for fiction and one for poetry) receives $500 and publication in Jabberwock Review, the literary journal published by Mississippi State University since 1972.

All finalists are considered for publication.

All entrants receive a one-year (two-issue) subscription beginning with the prize-winning issue.

Each fiction entry should consist of one short story of any length. Novel excerpts may be submitted if they are self-contained.

Each poetry entry should consist of 1-3 poems. The winning entry may be for a single poem or group of poems.

Entry Fee: $15, which includes a one-year (two-issue) subscription to Jabberwock Review. (If you enter more than once, you may either extend your subscription or give the additional subscriptions as gifts.)

The site will walk you through uploading your manuscript.

Entries will be read anonymously (blindly). For that reason,do not include any identifying information on the manuscript.

The website will prompt you to pay the entry fee through a secure online credit-card payment.

All manuscripts uploaded by 11:59 p.m. on March 15 will be considered.

By Mail:
Mail in each paper manuscript along with a $15 check for each entry made payable to “Jabberwock Review.” Check must draw from a US bank.

Each entry should include a cover page with the entrant’s name, address, email, and telephone number. The Editors’ prize will be read blindly. For that reason, do not include any identifying information on the manuscript itself.

Mail manuscript and entry fee payment together to

Editors’ Prize
Jabberwock Review/Editors’ Prize
Department of English
Drawer E
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Manuscript and entry fee must be postmarked by March. 15.

No SASE required. Winner and finalists will be posted at our website on or before June 1.

• All manuscripts must be original and previously unpublished.
• Simultaneous submissions are welcome. If your work is accepted elsewhere, please notify us right away at jabberwockreviewATenglishDOTmsstateDOTedu (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)

• Current students or staff of Mississippi State University are ineligible for the Editors’ Prize.

Questions? Please drop us a line at
jabberwockreviewATenglishDOTmsstateDOTedu (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)

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