CutBank Magazine Prizes
The Montana Prize in Fiction, The Montana Prize in Creative Nonfiction, and The Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry!!!
Steve Almond: fiction
Alexandra Fuller: nonfiction
Joanna Spahr: poetry
With all three of these awards, we’re looking for work that showcases an authentic voice, an original perspective, and a willingness to push against the boundaries of form. All entries must be submitted electronically. The $17 contest entry fee includes a one-year subscription to CutBank and covers the reading of a single submission in a single genre. One winner in each genre, as chosen by our guest judges, will receive a $500 award and publication in CutBank 81.
Submissions are accepted December 1 through March 15
The CutBank Chapbook Contest
The CutBank Chapbook Contest honors a book of original poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. We’re looking for a fresh, powerful manuscript. Maybe it will overtake us quietly; gracefully defy genres; satisfyingly subvert our expectations; punch us in the mouth page in and page out. We’re interested in both prose and poetry – and particularly work that straddles the lines between genres. Manuscripts should be cohesive and coherent; in other words, your manuscript should resonate and make sense as a book. All entries must be submitted electronically. Your $20 entry fee includes consideration for (and a copy of) CutBank 81 upon its release in summer 2014. The winning author receives a $1000 honorarium plus 25 copies of the published book.
Check out our latest chapbooks.
Submissions are accepted January 1 through March 31