Nonfiction writing contests

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Nonfiction writing contests

Nonfiction writing contests

An annual contest for the best writing in the boundless field of creative nonfiction. A chance for your creative nonfiction to be read by Hunger Mountain editors and guest judges.

What will the winner receive? Who can enter the contest?

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Read her full bio here. When is the deadline? The deadline for is March 15, for both electronic and snail mail entries! Does Hunger Mountain accept electronic entries?

Please enter an original unpublished piece of creative nonfiction, no more than 10, words. Your name and address should NOT appear on the essay itself; we read contest entries blind.

Does Hunger Mountain still accept entries via snail mail? Hunger Mountain accepts postal entries for contests. Instead of writing your name on the manuscript, enclose an index card with the essay title, your name, address, phone number, and email address.

Entries must be typed, double-spaced, and on one side of the paper only. Are simultaneous submissions okay? Unfortunately, we cannot refund entry fees if the work is accepted elsewhere. Previously published submissions are not eligible for the contest. Please send original, unpublished work.

May I submit more than one essay for the contest? Yes, multiple entries are allowed.

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But each entry should be submitted separately, and include its own entry fee. Are previously published essays eligible?

Nonfiction writing contests

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Our editors are looking for high quality literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that combine a distinct voice with a distinct vision. Our editors seek out and solicit promising work from authors that they encounter in the pages of magazines, .

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