The 35th Nimrod Literary Awards
The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction & The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry
Founded by Ruth G. Hardman
FIRST PLACE: $2,000 and publication
SECOND PLACE: $1,000 and publication
Contest Begins: January 1, 2013
Postmark Deadline: April 30, 2013
Poetry: 3-10 pages of poetry (one long poem or several short poems).
Fiction: 7,500 words maximum (one short story or a self-contained excerpt from a novel)
No previously published works or works accepted for publication
elsewhere. Author's name must not appear on the manuscript. Include a
cover sheet containing major title and subtitles, author's name, full
address, phone & email. Manuscripts should be stapled, if possible;
if not, please bind with a heavy clip. "Contest Entry" should be clearly
indicated on both the outer envelope and the cover sheet.
Include SASE for results only. If no SASE is sent, no contest results
will be sent; however, the results will be posted on Nimrod's website.
Manuscripts will not be returned.
Submitters must be living in the US by October of 2013 to enter the contest.
Winners will also be brought to Tulsa for the Awards Ceremony in October. All finalists will be considered for publication.
Entry/Subscription Fee: Each entry must each be accompanied by a $20
fee. Make checks payable to Nimrod. $20 includes both entry fee & a
one-year subscription (two issues).
Literary Contest--Fiction or Poetry
The University of Tulsa
800 S. Tucker Dr.
Tulsa, OK 74104
We're pleased to announce that Cristina Garcia will serve as this year's
final judge for fiction, and Aimee Nezhukumatathil will serve as final
judge for poetry.