Columbia: A Journal For Literature and Art is now accepting original work in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for the Issue 54 Writing Contest. One winner from each genre will receive a $500 cash prize and publication in Issue 54, due out this spring. All entries will be considered for online publication.
To enter before the deadline, December 31, 2015, visit our website.
Entry fee: $15. See below for this year’s judges.
Fiction: Max Apple
Nonfiction: Mark Greif
Poetry: Martin Espada
Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art was founded in 1977 and, in the years since, has published work from Nobel laureates and unknowns, National Book-award winners and newcomers. Our archives include writers from Raymond Carver to Lorrie Moore to Louise Glück to Philip Gourevitch to Noam Chomsky to Etgar Keret. Recent issues have featured Lydia Davis, Deb Olin Unferth, Karl Taro Greenfeld, Richard Ford, and Michael Ondaatje, as well as Amy Bloom and Philip Lopate.