Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Writing Competition on Theme of (Dis)placement: Terrain

Terrain's 6th Annual Contests in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry, Judged by Luis Alberto Urrea, Scott Russell Sanders, and Pattiann Rogers 

Contest Theme: (Dis)placement 

Submissions are now open for our annual contest, offering a prize of $500 to the winner of each genre: fiction (stories up to 6,000 words), nonfiction (essays or articles up to 6,000 words), and poetry (a set of three to five poems or one long poem). Entry fee is $15 per submission, and the deadline is September 1, 2015, for publication in November. Regular submissions are accepted until June 1, and then we are only accepting contest submissions over the summer.

This year, our esteemed judges are:
Luis Alberto Urrea | Fiction
Luis Alberto Urrea is the author of 16 books, including The Hummingbird’s Daughter, Queen of the Dead, and The Tijuana Book of the Dead.

Scott Russell Sanders | Nonfiction
Scott Russell Sanders is the author of 20 books of fiction and nonfiction, including Divine Animal: A Novel and Earth Works: Selected Essays.

Pattiann Rogers | Poetry
Pattiann Rogers has published 12 books of poetry, including Firekeeper: New and Selected Poems and most recently Holy Heathen Rhapsody.

We consider all entries for publication.
View the full contest submission guidelines and previous winners here.

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