Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Creative Nonfiction Competition: 2014 Judith Kitchen Creative Nonfiction Prize

Water~Stone Review


Water~Stone Review announces the 2014 Judith Kitchen Prize in Creative Nonfiction in honor of Judith Kitchen, distinguished author and long-time friend of the review, whose nonfiction titles include Distance and Direction(Coffeehouse) and Only the Dance (U. of South Carolina). Kitchen is the editor of three, well-known collections of short essays: In Short, In Brief, and Short Takes (W.W. Norton) and reviewed creative nonfiction in Water~Stone Review, vol. 2-12.

All submissions should be original, unpublished work.
Submissions accepted October 1-December 1, 2013.

Literary nonfiction submissions only. Excerpts from larger works must be able to stand on their own. Mailed manuscripts must be typed or printed in proper format on white paper, in English, one side only. Cover letters should be brief and indicate that this is a contest submission. The author’s name, address, phone, and email should not appear on the manuscript. Please send three copies and a SASE for result notification, if mailing your submission. Only one submission per person. Maximum length: 8,000 words.

An entry fee of $20 (check made payable to Water~Stone Review) must accompany your manuscript. Entry fee includes a one-year subscription.

Submit online.

Mailed submissions and correspondence should be sent to:

Creative Nonfiction Prize, Water~Stone Review
The Creative Writing Programs
Hamline University
1536 Hewitt Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284

1 comment:

Jane | @janelebak said...

Apropos of nothing, I took a class once with Judith Kitchen! She was so much fun and so insightful. I still remember some of the personal anecdotes she told us.