CutBank is Montana’s foremost literary magazine, founded in 1973 by the Creative Writing program at the University of Montana. Currently, CutBank sponsors an annual CutBank Chapbook Contest. They are looking for work that showcases an authentic voice, an original perspective, and a willingness to push against the boundaries of form.
This competition is open to original English language manuscripts in the genres of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. submit 25 to 40 pages of typed poetry or prose in either DOC/DOCX/RTF/PDF format. For poetry and short prose, please include no more than one piece per page. Images are acceptable, but only in black and white; you must obtain reprint rights for any included images. Include page numbers, table of contents, and, if applicable, an acknowledgments page addressing where sections have been previous published. Submissions should include two cover pages as the first two pages of the document: one with the manuscript’s title, the other with the title, author’s name, address, and e-mail address. The author’s name should not appear anywhere else in the manuscript. Results will be announced via e-mail and posted at www.cutbankonline.com in late May 2015.
Awards:- The winning author receives a $1000 honorarium plus 25 copies of the published book.