Monday, 31 October 2016
Robert J. Demott Short Prose Contest
Contest Submission Guidelines
Prize: $1,008.15 + Publication
Judge: Ander Monson
Submission Deadline: November 15, 2016
Submit up to three previously unpublished pieces of 500 words or fewer. Send us your best prose poems, short-short stories, micro-essays, etc. To read the work of past winners, see our Table of Contents page.
The entry fee is $15 for three pieces and includes a complimentary one-year subscription to the journal.
Include a title page with your address, phone number, and the title(s) of your submission.
All entries will be considered for publication in Quarter After Eight.
Ander Monson is the author of six books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, most recently Letter to a Future Lover (Graywolf). He directs the MFA program in creative writing at the University of Arizona and edits the magazine DIAGRAM, the New Michigan Press, and Essay Daily.
We accept online entries to the contest through our submission manager. We will also continue to accept contest submissions by mail.
Submit up to three pieces as one document through our online submission manager. Be sure to submit to the genre "Robert J. DeMott Short Prose Contest." Once you submit, the system will guide you to a page where you can make a payment.
Online submissions close at 12:00 midnight EST on November 15. Submissions received after this time will not be considered.
Mail entries to:
Quarter After Eight
360 Ellis Hall
Athens, OH 45701
Make checks payable to Quarter After Eight.
Submissions must be postmarked on or before November 15.
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