At the end of every author interview, we ask the same question: What does your writing space look like? Now, we’re asking you!
Congratulations to our former contributor Stevie Edwards! Stevie’s poem, Sadness Workshop, is a finalist for the Button Poetry chapbook. Superstition Review first published Sadness Workshop in Issue 17 with three other poems by Stevie. Button Poetry produces and distributes poetry media, including: video from local and national events, chapbooks, collaborative audio recordings, scholarship and criticism, and many other products. Keep an eye out for their upcoming chapbook, on their facebook and on their website.
Top of the afternoon, dearest readers! We here at Superstition Review are rife with news from the Occident after a barn-burner of a conference at this year’s AWP, held in the belly of the beast in Washington, D.C. Past contributor Patrick Madden is co-editing the 21st Century Essays series with none other than David Lazar! 21st Century Essays is put out through Ohio State University Press, and they themselves have some great news: The 2017 Gournay Prize is taking submissions from now until March 15. If anyone out there has a book-length collection of essays, or knows someone who might, tell them to check out this link here. There’s a publication deal with a cash prize of $1,000 in it for ’em if they win!
And the proliferation doesn’t stop there: Madden also has provided us with the announcement for not one but TWO collections of essays, titled (respectively) “After Montaigne” (which was also co-edited with David Lazar), out from University of Georgia Press, and “Sublime Physick” (for which Patrick Madden is the sole progenitor), put out through University of Nebraska Press.
Suffice it to say, Patrick Madden keeps the hits comin’, and we here at Superstition Review are only too happy to share these with you, dear readers. Congratulations to Patrick Madden, and David Lazar, for all their hard work!
That about does it for us today, gang. Thanks for reading, and always, let us know what you think in the comments section below.
Every year, ASU holds the Homecoming Writing Contest to encourage aspiring writers to continue their craft. Here at Superstition Review, we were so excited to hear that one of our trainees, Jordan Dahlen, won first place in the poetry category!
Great job Jordan. Keep writing!
Halloween is here! We are running our Literary Costume Contest Oct 27-31.
How it Works:
All submissions must come through Superstition Review‘s Twitter. Please Tweet a picture of your costume to @SuperstitionRev #literarycostume
What You Win:
Judges will pick the top Costume, and the winner will receive a Starbucks coffee!
Truman State University Press is seeking submissions for the T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry. It is awarded annually for the best unpublished book-length collection of poetry in English regardless of a poet’s nationality, stage in career, or publication history. The winner receives a $2,000 award and a publishing contract. The deadline is October 31, 2016 and there is a $25 entry fee. All entrants receive a complimentary electronic or print edition of the winning book. See complete guidelines athttp://bit.ly/1T1GsJ5 [image attached]
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Submissions are now open for Indiana Review‘s 2015 1/2 K Prize, judged by Kim Chinquee. Work from any genre will be considered–just as long as it’s under 500 words. Entrants may send up to three pieces of up to 500 words per submission. All entries are considered anonymously. Multiple entries are OK, but the entry fee is non-refundable if the submitted work is accepted elsewhere.
For more information, visit indianareview.org/contests.
Third Coast is accepting new submissions for a Fiction and Poetry Contest.
Contributors have the opportunity to submit one previously unpublished story (up to 9,000 words), or three previously unpublished poems for a chance at winning a $1000 prize and publication in Third Coast. This year’s judges include award-winning novelist Jaimy Gordon and Major Jackson, poet and author of Leaving Saturn. The $16 reading fee includes a 1-year subscription to Third Coast.
Third Coast is accepting both mailed and online submissions. Mailed submissions must have be postmarked by the January 31, 2012 deadline. Winners will be announced April 2012.
You can find more information about how to submit and contest guidelines on Third Coast.