Monday, June 1, 2020

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2020 Nimrod Literary Awards Open for Submissions

The 2020 Nimrod Literary Awards, The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction and the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, are now open, with a deadline of April 1. The Awards offer first prizes of $2,000 and publication and second prizes of $1,000 and publication, together with a trip to Tulsa to take part in the Nimrod annual writing conference and awards ceremony.

The Nimrod Literary Awards are among the most distinguished literary prizes in the country. The contest winners will be published in the fall issue of Nimrod, as will all finalists and selected semi-finalists. Published finalists and semi-finalists will be paid at a rate of $10/page.

Writers who have submitted previously will want to take note that the April 1 submission cut-off  is earlier than previous deadlines.

Nimrod website

Online submissions: https://nimrodjournal.submittable.com/submit.

Postal Submissions: Nimrod Journal, Literary Contest, The University of Tulsa, 800 S. Tucker Dr., Tulsa, OK 74104.

To enter the contest submitters must be living in the US by October of 2020, as winners will be brought to Tulsa for the Awards Ceremony in October. All finalists will be published.

Entry/Subscription Fee: Each entry must each be accompanied by a $20 fee.  Make checks payable to Nimrod. $20 includes both entry fee and a one-year subscription (two issues).

Press Release

Local writers are welcome to submit promotional news releases about themselves, their critique groups, and any other writing-related activities of interest to writers in Arkansas and the neighboring states. Submission Guidelines: https://arkansaswriters.com/contact/submit-news

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