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: $15 (Through our Submittable page. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make alternate arrangements).
Award: $500 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.