Saturday, September 10, 2016

Writing Competition: Southern Indiana Review

Southern Indiana Review will award two prizes of $2000 each and publication in SIR for works of poetry and fiction (short story, novella, or stand-alone novel excerpt) written in English submitted under the following guidelines.

Each submission must:
  • Be available for exclusive publication in Vol. 24, 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. Please do not send cash.
  • List the author’s name, street address, email address (if applicable), phone number, and title of submission on a cover page. Cover pages do not count towards page limit.
  • List only the title(s) of submission on each page thereafter.
  • For poetry submissions: Consist of no more than four poems (with an additional limit of ten total pages in 12-point font, no more than one poem per page) per each individual submission.
  • For fiction submissions: Be fewer than forty 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 3, 2016.
  • 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 Jericho Brown and Adam Johnson (excluding conference/short-term workshops) are not eligible for the (corresponding genre) Award.
  • Current and former students and employees of the University of Southern Indiana are not eligible for the Award.
All submissions will be considered for publication. All themes and/or subjects are eligible. Handwritten submissions will not be accepted. All rights revert to the writer upon publication. If the announced judge is unable to reach a decision, SIR editors will select the winner(s).

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