The Network awards writers more than $3,000 annually in prizes through the following competitions:
Postmark deadline: January 17 (annual)
Submissions accepted: November 15 – January 17
The Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition encourages the creation of lasting nonfiction work that is outside the realm of conventional journalism and has relevance to North Carolinians. Subjects may include traditional categories such as reviews, travel articles, profiles or interviews, place/history pieces, or culture criticism. The first-, second-, and third-place winners will receive $300, $200, and $100 respectively. The winning entry will be considered for publication by Southern Cultures magazine.
Postmark deadline: January 30 (annual)
Submissions accepted: December 1 – January 30
Honors internationally celebrated North Carolina novelist, Thomas Wolfe. The winner receives $1,000 and possible publication in The Thomas Wolfe Review.
Postmark Deadline: February 15 (annual)
Submissions accepted: January 1 – February 15
The Doris Betts Fiction Prize awards the first-prize winner $250. Up to ten finalists will be considered for publication in the North Carolina Literary Review.
Postmark deadline: March 1 (annual)
Submissions accepted: January 15 – March 1
The Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition awards the winner publication in storySouth and $200.
Hats Off! to Karen Paul Holmes, who joined other poets whose work appears in The Southern Poetry Anthology, Vol 5: Georgia (Texas Review Press, Edited by William Wright) for a reading at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta on April 10, She read her poem "Singing With Beethoven."
Upcoming Readings & Events
|Sat, Dec 7th, @11:00am - 02:00PM|
Tommy Hays Reading
|Sat, Dec 7th, @11:00am - 05:00PM|
Anna Browning Reading
|Sat, Dec 7th, @2:00pm - 04:00PM|
Erika Hoffman and Connie Riddle Reading
|Sat, Dec 7th, @7:00pm - 09:00PM|
Richard Krawiec, Daniel Nathan Terry and Shelby Stephenson Reading
|Sat, Dec 7th, @7:00pm - 08:30PM|
Kym Gordon Moore Reading