Contest :: Cutthroat, a Journal of the Arts 2022 Literary Contests

cover of Cutthroat Spring 2022 issue

Cutthroat, a Journal of the Arts is accepting entries to their 2022 literary contests: the Joy Harjo Poetry Prize, Barry Lopez Nonfiction Prize, and Rick DeMarinis Short Story Prize. Submission period is August 31 to November 1. $25 entry fee.

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Contest :: CUTTHROAT 2020 Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry Prizes

CUTTHROAT 2020 Contest Guidelines flier
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Deadline: November 15, 2020
CUTTHROAT’s 2020 Joy Harjo Poetry Prize, Rick DeMarinis Short Story Prize, and Barry Lopez Nonfiction Prize are accepting submissions. First prize: $1,200; second prize $250. Final judges are Kimberly Blaeser, Amina Gautier, and Fenton Johnson. Submit 3 poems, a short story, or nonfiction of any topic and style. $23 reading fee. Winners announced by December 31. All prize winners and honorable mentions will be published.

Sponsor Spotlight: Cutthroat

Have you visited Cutthroat lately? They publish an online edition and an annual print anthology with high-quality poetry and prose with an edge.

They offer three awards every years: the Joy Harjo Poetry Award, the Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award, and the Barry Lopez Nonfiction Award which open for submissions in August.

Readers can look forward to Issue 25 which will drop sometime this month. You can learn more about Cutthroat and their past contributors at their listing on our website.