The 2017 Mississippi Review Prize
The contest awards prizes of $1,000 in fiction and poetry. Winners and finalists will make up next summer's print issue of the national literary magazine Mississippi Review. The contest is open to all writers in English except current or former students or employees of The University of Southern Mississippi.
Fiction entries should be 1,000-8,000 words and poetry entries should be 3-5 poems totaling 10 pages or less. There is no limit on the number of entries you may submit.
Paper entry fee is $15 per entry, payable by check or money order to "Mississippi Review". Online submission entry fee is $16, payable through SUBMITTABLE.
Each entrant will receive a copy of the prize issue. No manuscripts will be returned. Previously published work is ineligible. The contest opens August 1 and the deadline is January 1, 2017. Winners will be announced in early March, and publication is scheduled for June of 2017.
Entries should have "MR Prize," author name, address, phone, e-mail and title of work on page one.
Send paper entries to:
Mississippi Review Prize 2017
118 College Drive #5144
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001
Enter online at SUBMITTABLE.
These are the complete guidelines. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at:
msreviewATusmDOTedu (Change AT to @ and DOT to . )
or call at 601.266.4321.