October 1, annually This contest is on temporary hiatus due to time constraints beyond our control. We hope to have it back for 2021 or 2022!
Reading Fee: $20 (Through Submittable–please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to make alternate arrangements).
Award, contest deadline of October 1, annually: $1000 and publication in an issue of Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley.
Manuscripts submitted to the contest will be read and judged anonymously.