“There’s no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money, either.”–Robert Graves
Glimmer Train Press
Deadline: January 2, 2017
Entry Fee: $18
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
A prize of $2,500, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 20 copies of the prize issue is given annually for a short story about families of any configuration. Using the online submission system, submit a story of up to 12,000 words with an $18 entry fee by January 2, 2017. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Deadline: January 3, 2017
Entry Fee: $5
A prize of $1,000 and publication in Gemini Magazine is given annually for a poem. The editors will judge. Submit up to three poems of any length with a $5 entry fee by January 3, 2017. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
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