Applications are now open for the Iowa Short Fiction Award 2019. This competition is for the outside students to spread their ideas in writing. The competition is by the university and the prize for the winner is the publication of his story in the University of Iowa Press under the Press’s standard contract. Any writer who has not previously published a volume of prose fiction is eligible to enter the competition.
Previously entered manuscripts that have been revised may be resubmitted. Writers are still eligible if they have published a volume of poetry or any work in a language other than English or if they have self-published a work in a small print run. Writers are still eligible if they are living abroad or are non-US citizens writing in English. Current University of Iowa students is not eligible. There is no reading fee; please do not send cash, checks, or money orders.
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