june, 2022

30jun12:19 am12:19 amBoston Review 2022 Writing Contests - Poetry and Short StoriesInternationalEntry Fee:$20 Max word count:10 pages (poetry), 5,000 words (short story) Top Prize:$1,000 and publication

Event Details

The competition is organized by the Boston Review, an American political and literary magazine.

There are two contests:

• Annual Poetry Contest
• Aura Estrada Short Story Contest

All entries must be related to this year’s theme of Speculation.  Contests are open to writers from anywhere in the world.

You may submit:

•  up to 5 poems or 10 pages, whichever comes first;
•  a short story of no longer than 5,000 words.

Poems and stories must be unpublished. All entries must be in English.

Prizes

• Annual Poetry Contest
The winning author will receive $1,000 and have their work published in Boston Review’s special literary issue Speculation (February 2023).

• Aura Estrada Short Story Contest
The winning author will receive $1,000 and have their work published in Boston Review’s special literary issue Speculation (February 2023).

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