Closed/Expired: Ploughshares Emerging Writer’s Contest

Emerging Writer's Contest

The contest is organized by Ploughshares, an American literary journal.

There are three categories:
• Fiction (under 6000 words);
• Nonfiction (under 6000 words);
• Poetry (3-5 pages).

Submitted work must be original and previously unpublished in any form.

The 2018 contest judges are Carmen Maria Machado (Fiction), Roxane Gay (Nonfiction), and Roger Reeves (Poetry).

Awards:-
The winning storyessay, and poems will be published in the Winter 2018-19 issue of Ploughshares, and each writer will receive $2,000 and two copies of the issue in which their work appears.

Deadline:- 15-05-2018

Entry fees:-
Entry to the contest requires a $24 fee. The fee includes a 1-year subscription to Ploughshares.
Entry is free for current subscribers to Ploughshares.

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