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Ploughshares At Emerson College Emerging Writer’s Contest 2022


Last date
15 May 2022

Who may enter?
The contest is open to writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry who have yet to publish or self-publish a book.

Short description
The contest is organized by Ploughshares, an American literary journal.
There are three categories:
• Fiction (under 6,000 words);
• Nonfiction (under 6,000 words);
• Poetry (3-5 pages).
The work submitted must be original and previously unpublished in any form.
The 2022 contest judges are Amelia Gray (Fiction), Chen Chen (Poetry) and Danielle Geller (Nonfiction).

Entry fee
The entry fee is $24. The fee includes a 1-year subscription to Ploughshares.

The winning storyessay, and poems will be published in the Winter 2022-23 issue of Ploughshares. Each winning author will receive $2,000.

How to enroll?
For further information visit the official competition website.

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