DEADLINES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

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MARCH DEADLINES -44-

(pay keen attention to the first-of-the-month deadlines - better to treat them as end-of-the-month for the previous month lest you miss them)



March 1 - received by

Redivider Journal
Emerson College
Annual Fiction Prize 
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine staff
8,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 1 - received by

The Pinch - The Literary Journal of the University of Memphis
The Pinch Literary Award in Fiction 
$1,500 award and publication
short story or novel excerpt ¦ judged in 2012 by Justin Torres
5,000 word limit ¦ $20 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



March 1 - received by

Del Sol Press
The Robert Olen Butler Fiction Prize 
$1,200 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2010 by Robert Olen Butler himself
8,000 word limit ¦ $16 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 1 - postmark

Sycamore Review
Purdue University
Wabash Prize for Fiction 
$1,000 award and publication
short story or linked shorter stories ¦ judged in 2011 by Antonya Nelson
10,000 word limit ¦ $10 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 1 - received by
(must address the theme, Restaurants and Bars)

Symphony Space
Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize
$1000 and recording for broadcast
short story ¦ judged in 2011 by Jennifer Egan
750 word limit ¦ $25 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



March 1 - postmark or received by

Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts
University of Houston
Gulf Coast Prize in Fiction 
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2010 by TBA
25 page limit ¦ $20 entry fee ¦ snail mail or e submission ¦ USA



March 1 - postmark

Wilkes University
James Jones Fellowship Contest 
$10,000 and excerpt publication
short story or novel excerpt ¦ judged by fellowship committee
50 page limit and 2 page outline ¦ $25 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 1 - received by

Writers At Work, Salt Lake City
Writers at Work Fellowship Competition 
$1,500, publication in Quarterly West, featured reading and full Conference tuition
short story or novel excerpt ¦ judged in 2008 by Steve Almond
5,000 word limit ¦ $20 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



March 1 - received by
(another deadline in September for this same residency, different time of year)

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska
KHN Center for the Arts Residency 
$100 weekly stipend and 2, 4, 6 or 8 week residencies with free housing
short story or novel excerpt ¦ judged by KHN jurors
30 page limit ¦ $25 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 1 - postmark

The Southeast Review
World's Best Short Story Contest 
$500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2008 by Robert Olen Butler
500 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 3 - postmark

Middlebury College
Bread Loaf Writer's Conference 
various financial aid assistance for conference available - see website
short story or novel excerpt ¦ judged by conference personnal
6,000 word limit ¦ no entry fee, deposit on acceptance ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 4 - postmark

New South
Georgia State University's Journal of Art and Literature
New South Fiction Contest 
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
7,500 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 5 - received by

Folio
American University
Folio Prose Contest 
$500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2011 by Alan Heathcock
5,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 8 - postmark

New York University
Washington Square
Washington Square Award in Fiction
$500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2012 by Darin Strauss
20 page word limit ¦ $10 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 8 - postmark

New York University
Washington Square
Washington Square Award in Flash Fiction
$500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2012 by Jim Shepard
500 word limit ¦ $10 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 14 - postmark or received by

Colorado State University
Colorado Review
Center for Literary Publishing
The Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction 
$1,500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2013 by Jim Shepard
50 page limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail or e submission ¦ USA



March 15 - postmark

New Delta Review
Louisiana State University
Matt Clark Prize in Fiction 
$2,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2012 by Susan Straight
6,000 word limit ¦ $10 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 15 - postmark or received by

Willow Springs
Willow Springs Fiction Prize 
$2,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
no word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail or e submission ¦ USA



March 15 - postmark

Tusculum Review
Tusculum College
Tusculum Review Fiction Contest 
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
25-page limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 15 - postmark

The Missouri Review
University of Missouri
Voice-Only Literature Competition
$1,000 award and semester grant
short stories ¦ judged by magazine editors
10-minute limit on CD ¦ $20 entry fee ¦ snail ¦ USA



March 15 - postmark

Northern Michigan University
Passages North: A Literary Journal
Waasmode Short Fiction Prize
$1,000 and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2011 by Caitlin Horrocks
7,500 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 15 - postmark

Puerto Del Sol
Fiction Contest
$400 and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2012 by Kevin McIlvoy
10,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ e submission  ¦ USA



March 15 - postmark

Northern Michigan University
Passages North: A Literary Journal
Just Desserts Short-Short Fiction Prize
$1,000 and publication
short-short story ¦ judged in 2011 by Roxane Gay
1,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee (to 3 stories) ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 15 - postmark

Western Washington University
Bellingham Review
Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction 
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2012 by Robin Hemley
6,000 word limit ¦ $20 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



March 15 - postmark

Prairie Schooner
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Prairie Schooner Book Prize - Fiction
$3,000 award and book publication
short stories or 1 novella and short stories ¦ judged by senior editor
150 page minimum ¦ $25 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 15 - received by

DIAGRAM
$5 Innovative Fiction Contest
$1,000 award and publication
short stories or 1 novella and short stories ¦ judged in 2008 by Kelly Link
10,000 word limit ¦ $5 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



March 15 - received by

Jabberwock Review
The Nancy D. Hargrove Editors' Prize for Fiction
$500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
no word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



March 17 - postmark

Florida Review
Florida Review Fiction Contest
$1,000 and publication
story or essay ¦ judge unspecified
no limit specified ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 17 - postmark

Georgia College & State University
Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture
Arts & Letters Prize in Fiction
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
25 page limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 20 - received by

Fish Publishing
One-Page Story Prize 
€1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
300 word limit ¦ €12 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ IRELAND




March 25 postmark

nor/New Ohio Review
New Ohio Review Prize in Fiction 
$1,500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2012 by Charles Baxter
25 page limit ¦ $20 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA




March 27 - received by

DIAGRAM
NMP/DIAGRAM Chapbook Contest 
$1,000 award and 25 copies
poetry, fiction, nonfiction, mixed-genre ¦ judged in 2009 by Ander Monson
18-44 manuscript page limit ¦ $16 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



March 31 - received by

Glimmer Train
Fiction Open 
$2,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
20,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



March 31 - postmark

Harpur Palate
Binghamton University
The John Gardner Memorial Prize for Fiction 
$500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
8,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 31 - postmark

Bristol Review of Books
The Bristol Short Story Prize 
£300 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by anthology editors
3,000 word limit ¦ £7 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ UK



March 31 - postmark

The Seattle Review
Al Young Prize in Fiction 
$500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
4,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 31 - postmark

Hooded Friar Press
The Parthenon Prize for Fiction 
$15,000 award and book publication
short story ¦ judged in 2008 by Alice Randall
60,000 - 200,000 word limit ¦ $25 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 31 - received by

Whiskey Island Magazine
Cleveland State University
Annual Fiction Prize 
$500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
5,000 word limit ¦ $10 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 31 - received by

Short FICTION
University of Plymouth
New Writers Competition 
£250 or $500 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
5,000 word limit ¦ £10 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ UK



March 31 - postmark

John Howard Reid and Tom Howard Books
Annual John Howard Reid & Tom Howard Short Story, Essay and Prose Contest 
$2,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by press editors
5,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 31 - postmark

Carve Magazine
Raymond Carver Short Story Contest
$1,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2009 by Melvin Sterne
6,000 word limit ¦ $15 entry fee ¦ snail mail or e submission ¦ USA



March 31 - received by

Freefall Magazine: Canada's Magazine of Exquisite Writing
Prose Chapbook Contest
award is 25 copies and publication
short story ¦ judged in 2010 by magazine editors
5,000 word limit ¦ $10 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ CAN



March 31 - postmark

Permafrost
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Midnight Sun Fiction Contest 
$100 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
30 page limit ¦ $10 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 31 - postmark

Shenandoah
Washington and Lee University
Bevel Summers Prize for Short Short Stories 
$unknown award and publication
short-short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
1,000 word limit ¦ $2 entry fee ¦ snail mail ¦ USA



March 31 postmark

Cutbank
University of Montana
Cutbank Chapbook Contest for Prose 
$1,000 award and publication
fiction ¦ judged by magazine editors
25 - 40 page word limit ¦ $17 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA



March 31 postmark

Bath, England Private Writing Group
Bath Short Story Award 
£1000 award and publication
fiction ¦ judged by Lucy Luck, literary agent
2,200 word limit ¦ £8 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ IRELAND



March 31 - received by
Narrative Magazine
Winter 2009 Story Contest 
$3,000 award and publication
short story ¦ judged by magazine editors
10,000 word limit ¦ $20 entry fee ¦ e submission ¦ USA
ENTER THIS CONTEST AT PERHAPS YOUR OWN RISK...READ THE FOLLOWING FIRST...
http://artsandpalaver.blogspot.com/2008/08/did-tom-jenks-and-carol-edgarian.html