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Magazine Stand :: Prime Number Magazine – Issue 223

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The April-June 2022 issue of Prime Number Magazine features winners of their free, monthly 53-Word Story Contest selected since the last issue. In each issue, PNM asks guest editors to select their favorite poems or stories from those submitted during our open submission period. Submissions are free and only accepted the first two months of each quarter. In this issue, guest editor Adrian Rice selected poetry from Rick Campbell, Stephen Gibson, Mercedes Lawry, and Emily Townsend. Guest editor Dennis McFadden selected short fiction by Jonh Fulton, Mary Taugher, and Treena Thibodeau. The publication also showcases four authors from their publisher, Press 53. This issue includes works by Ray Morrison, Sean Sexton, Jacinta V. White, and Rhonda Browning White.

Prime Number Magazine – Jan – March 2022

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Happy New Year from everyone at Press 53 and Prime Number Magazine! In our new issue you’ll find the judges for the 2022 Prime Number Magazine Awards for Poetry and Short Fiction; winners of our monthly 53-word Short Story Contest for October, November, and December; our 2021 nominees for the Pushcart Prize, poetry selected by LaWanda Walters; fiction selected by Michael Beadle; four authors highlighted in the Press 53 Spotlight; and the guest editors for Issue 227. More information at the Prime Number website.

Contest :: 2022 Prime Number Magazine Awards for Poetry and Short Fiction

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Deadline: March 31, 2022
$1,000 first prize in each category plus a Pushcart Prize nomination. Winners and two Runners-up in each category published in Prime Number Magazine. Reading fee $15. Poetry judged by Faith Shearin, author of Lost Language and others. Short Fiction judged by Jubal Tiner, author of The Waterhouse and founding editor of Pisgah Review. Open January 1 to March 31. Submit online through Submittable. Details at www.Press53.com/prime-number-magazine-awards.

Contest :: 2021 Prime Number Magazine Flash Fiction Prize

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2021 Prime Number Magazine Flash Fiction Prize is open to writers around the world who write in English. Any subject, no more than 751 words. Prizes are US $251 First Prize, $151 Second Prize, and $53 Third Prize. Winners announced by September 15 and winning stories will appear in the October contest issue of Prime Number Magazine. The editors of Press 53 and Prime Number Magazine will judge in a blind read (no name on manuscript). Reading fee US $11. Deadline August 31. Entries accepted only through Submittable. Complete details at www.Press53.com/flash-fiction-contest.

Contest :: 2021 Prime Number Magazine Awards Deadline is March 31!

Prime Number Magazine Awards banner2021 Prime Number Magazine Awards for Poetry and Short Fiction

Deadline: March 31, 2021
$1,000 first prize in each category plus publication in Prime Number Magazine. Reading fee $15. Poetry judged by Stacy R. Nigliazzo, author of Sky the Oar and Scissored Moon. Short Fiction judged by Dennis McFadden, author of Jimtown Road, winner of the 2016 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction. Open through March 31. Submit online through Submittable. Details at www.Press53.com/prime-number-magazine-awards.

Contest :: Still Time to Submit to the 2021 Prime Number Magazine Awards

Prime Number Magazine Awards bannerDeadline: March 31, 2021
$1,000 first prize in each category plus publication in Prime Number Magazine. Reading fee $15. Poetry judged by Stacy R. Nigliazzo, author of Sky the Oar and Scissored Moon. Short Fiction judged by Dennis McFadden, author of Jimtown Road, winner of the 2016 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction. Open January 1 to March 31. Submit online through Submittable. Details at www.Press53.com/prime-number-magazine-awards.

Contest :: 2021 Prime Number Magazine Awards for Poetry and Short Fiction

Prime Number Magazine Awards bannerDeadline: March 31, 2021
$1,000 first prize in each category plus publication in Prime Number Magazine. Reading fee $15. Poetry judged by Stacy R. Nigliazzo, author of Sky the Oar and Scissored Moon. Short Fiction judged by Dennis McFadden, author of Jimtown Road, winner of the 2016 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction. Open January 1 to March 31. Submit online through Submittable. Details at www.Press53.com/prime-number-magazine-awards.

Prime Number Magazine – January-March 2020

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This issue offers information on the 2021 Prime Number Magazine Awards for Poetry and Short Fiction, with judges Stacy R. Nigliazzo (poetry) and Dennis McFadden (short fiction). You’ll also find our 2020 Pushcart Prize nominees, recent winners of our free 53-Word Story Contest, and poetry selections by our guest poetry editor Lindsey Royce and short fiction selections by our guest short fiction editor Rhonda Browning White.

Prime Number Magazine – April-June 2020

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The latest issue of Prime Number Magazine includes the winners of the Flash Fiction Contest: Alan Sincic, Danielle Gillespie, and Christopher Notarnicola; winners of the monthly 53-word Story Contest: Scott B. Shepherd, Elizabeth Barton, and Eric Waddon; poetry by alyssa hanna, Forrest Rapier, Jeff Schiff, and Terin Weinberg; and fiction by Alyssa Asquith, Lisa Cupolo, and Richard Farrell.

Contest :: Prime Number Magazine 2020 Awards

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Deadline: March 31, 2020
$1,000 first prize in each category plus publication in Prime Number Magazine. Reading fee $15. Poetry judged by Adrian Rice, author of The Strange Estate: New & Selected Poems, 1986-2017. Short Fiction judged by Wendy J. Fox, winner of the first Press 53 Award for Short Fiction for The Seven Stages of Anger and Other Stories. Open January 1 to March 31. Submit online through Submittable. Details at www.Press53.com/prime-number-magazine-awards.