The 39th Nimrod Literary Awards
The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction &
The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry
Founded by Ruth G. Hardman
FIRST PLACE: $2,000 and publication
SECOND PLACE: $1,000 and publication
Contest Begins: January 1, 2017
Postmark Deadline: April 30, 2017
Poetry: 3-10 pages of poetry (one long poem or several short poems).
Fiction: 7,500 words maximum (one short story or a self-contained excerpt from a novel)
No previously published works or works accepted for publication elsewhere. Author's name must not appear on the manuscript.
Postal mail: Include a cover sheet containing major title and subtitles, author's name, full address, phone, & email. Manuscripts should be stapled, if possible; if not, please bind with a heavy clip. “Contest Entry" should be clearly indicated on both the outer envelope and the cover sheet. Include SASE for results only. If no SASE is sent, no contest results will be sent; however, the results will be posted on Nimrod’s website. Manuscripts will not be returned. Send to: Nimrod Journal, Literary Contest—Fiction or Poetry, The University of Tulsa, 800 S. Tucker Dr., Tulsa, OK 74104.
Online submissions: https://nimrodjournal.submittable.com/submit.
Submitters must be living in the US by October of 2017 to enter the contest.
Winners will also be brought to Tulsa for the Awards Ceremony in October. All finalists will be considered for publication.
Entry/Subscription Fee: Each entry must each be accompanied by a $20 fee. Make checks payable to Nimrod. $20 includes both entry fee & a one-year subscription (two issues).
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Thank you for your help in spreading the word about the Nimrod Literary Awards to the writers in your writing group. We hope to see your submissions soon!
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