Friday, 19 October 2018
The 2019 DISQUIET Prize
The 2019 DISQUIET Prize is now open for submissions. Contest winners in the categories offiction, poetry, and non-fiction will have their winning work published in North America’s leading publications. Additionally, one grand prize winner will receive a full fellowship (airfare stipend, tuition, and housing included) to the 2019 DISQUIET International Program in Lisbon, Portugal. Runners-up and other outstanding entrants will be considered for financial aid.
The complete guidelines for the 2019 contest are as follows:
New deadline for 2019: January 10, 2019
Eligibility: Only previously unpublished work in English can be submitted. We accept entries from all ages and countries.
All entries should be in a standard typeface and 12pt font and in .pdf, .doc or .odt format.
For fiction: ONE short story or novel excerpt, maximum 25 (double-spaced) pages per entry.
For non fiction: ONE piece of non fiction, maximum 25 (double-spaced) pages per entry.
For poetry: No more than SIX poems per entry, up to 10 pages total.
Entrants may submit to any or all categories more than once; however, each entry must be accompanied by its own entry fee.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome, but please notify us immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
In the Submittable submission form, please include your name and type of submission (short story, novel excerpt, poetry, non fiction, etc.) e.g. Jane Smith – Poetry
Include your complete contact information (name, address, telephone, email address) in the Submittable form.
Winners will be notified by March 2019.
Previous first place winners may not re-enter in the same genre.
Visit our Submittable page to enter and pay the fee via Paypal. A $15 US reading fee must accompany each entry.
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