Friday, September 18, 2015

Fiction Competition: Mary C. Mohr Fiction Award for 2015

Mary C. Mohr Fiction Award for 2015

Southern Indiana Review will award a prize of $2000 for short story, novella, or stand-alone novel excerpt submitted under the following guidelines. ZZ Packer will judge.

Each submission must:

• Be available for exclusive publication in Vol. 23, No. 1 of SIR. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but if the entry is published/accepted by another publication while under consideration, the author must promptly notify SIR in writing to withdraw the entry.

Include an entry fee of $20 ($5 for each additional entry submitted). This non-refundable fee includes a year's subscription to SIR. Make check or money order payable to Southern Indiana Review.

· List the author’s name, street address, email address (if applicable), phone number, and title of submission on a cover page.

· List only the title of submission on each page thereafter.

Be fewer than 40 typed pages (12-point font) per each individual submission.

• Be addressed to:

Southern Indiana Review, Mary C. Mohr Award
University of Southern Indiana
8600 University Boulevard
Evansville, IN, 47712

Be postmarked or electronically uploaded by October 1, 2015. Digital entries can be uploaded here.

• Include SAS postcard for receipt acknowledgement and/or SASE for contest results. All manuscripts will be recycled. Results will be posted on the SIR web site.

• Current and former students of ZZ Packer (excluding conference/short-term workshops) are not eligible for the Award.

· Current and former students and employees of the University of Southern Indiana are not eligible for the Award.

All contest submissions will be considered for publication. All themes and/or subject matters are eligible. Handwritten submissions will not be accepted. All rights revert to the writer upon publication.

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