Southeast Missouri State University Press

Events

Nilsen Visiting Writers Series

Radical Writes: English Graduate Student Conference 

Contests

Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel

Submit previously unpublished novels, novellas, and collections of closely linked short stories.
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Deadline: November 1, annually DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 12, 2021 at 11:59 pm
Reading Fee: $25
Award: $2,000 and publication

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The Cowles Poetry Book Prize

Send 48-100 pages of poetry–any style or theme–with a table of contents and an acknowledgements page for any previously published poems.


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Deadline: April 1, annually  
Reading Fee: $25
Award: $2,000 and 30 copies for the author

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Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors

Searching for military service literature written by veterans and their families.


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Deadline: May 2, 2022 at 11:59 pm 
Reading fee: None
Award: Contest winners receive $250 and publication; anthology acceptances receive publication

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