Good news! If you missed the August 20 deadline for Kallisto Gaia Press’ Chester B. Himes Memorial Short Fiction Prize and the Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize, you’re in luck. Kallisto Gaia Press has extended the deadline for these two contests to August 31.
The Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize pays $1,000 and publication in The Ocotillo Review. Reading fee $20. Send three poems up to 65 lines each. Chip Dameron will judge. The Chester B. Himes Memorial Fiction Prize pays $1,000 and publication in The Ocotillo review. Reading fee $20. Send one story of 1,000 to 4,200 words. Charlotte Gullick will judge. All entrants receive The Ocotillo Review with winner’s story and poem. Half of all revenue generated is donated to the research and treatment of Breast Cancer and Parkinson’s Disease. They welcome diverse voices. More info at www.kallistogaiapress.org (a 501(c)(3) literary nonprofit).