January 1, 2015 – February 1, 2015
Send us your flashiest pieces, no more than 500 words each. First prize is $100, publication online, and publication on a Flashcard that will be distributed with Sycamore Review at AWP. Click here for full submission guidelines.
We are pleased to announce that we have nominated the following authors for the Pushcart Prize:
Nancy Chen Long, “Blazing Black Holes Spotted in Spiral Beauty”
Cintia Santana, “Qasida of Grief”
Richard Froude, “Things to do in Denver When You’re Dead”
Eson Kim, “Up Against”
Julialicia Case “A Certain Kind of Animal”
Nicholas Maistros “The Importance of Being Helpful”
We would like to thank all of our contributors for sharing their work, their time, and their voices with us, so that we may in turn share it all with you.
The December 1 deadline for the Wabash Prize for Poetry and the Wabash Prize for Nonfiction has been extended until Monday, December 8!
That means you have one more week to submit your fantastic pieces for the chance at the $1000 first place prize, publication, and accolades from Bob Hicok (poetry) or Leslie Jamison (Nonfiction). And, if you’ve already submitted, you can submit again for the discounted reading fee of just $5 per additional poem/essay!
Click here for directions on how to submit.
Earlier this fall, I found out that Patricia Henley and Elizabeth Stuckey-French co-authored a young adult novel, Where Wicked Starts. I’ve always loved reading YA, but I was especially excited to hear about this publication because Henley and Stuckey-French have both been a part of my education as a writer. My first year in Purdue’s MFA program was Henley’s last before she retired from the university to move closer to family. I was fortunate enough to have her for a semester of workshop, and I remember her encouraging us to write the story only we could write. Stuckey-French, though she doesn’t know it, also taught me. Back in 2003, my first year of college, a textbook she co-authored with Janet Burroway and Ned Stuckey-French, Narrative Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft, helped me …MORE