NORTH CAROLINA--There is only one week left to submit to the Doris Betts Fiction Prize and only three weeks left before the closing of the Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition. Time's running out, so send in your submissions!
The Doris Betts Fiction Prize awards the first-prize winner $250 and publication in the North Carolina Literary Review. Finalists will also be considered for publication. The Doris Betts Fiction Prize is sponsored by the North Carolina Writers' Network and managed by the editorial staff of the North Carolina Literary Review. For full submission guidelines, click here.
The Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition accepts one-poem submissions. The contest awards the winner $200, publication in the Crucible literary journal, and an invitation for the winner to read his or her poetry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Founders Day activities. The contest is administered by Terry L. Kennedy and the MFA Writing Program at the UNC-Greensboro. The Final Judge is Maria Hummell, author of the novel Wilderness Run (St. Martin's) and the chapbook City of the Moon (Harperprints). For full submission guidelines, click here.
Both contests are open to any writer who is a legal resident of NC or a member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network. NCLR subscribers with NC connections (who live or have lived in NC) are also eligible to submit to the Doris Betts Fiction Prize only.
The nonprofit North Carolina Writers’ Network is the state’s oldest and largest literary arts services organization devoted to writers at all stages of development. For additional information, visit www.ncwriters.org.