The deadline for the 2016 Joy Harjo Poetry Prize, 2016 Barry Lopez Creative Nonfiction and the 2016 Rick DeMarinis Short Story Prize to midnight October 15, 2016.

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 Submit up to 3   poems (100 line limit/one poem per page) in 12 point fontNO AUTHOR NAME ALLOWED ON ANY MS.   There is a $18 nonrefundable entry fee per submission.   READING PERIOD: July 15, 2016- October 25, 2016.    UNPUBLISHED WORK ONLY!  No work that has already won a prize is eligible.  No former CUTTHROAT prize-winning author may enter the contest he/or she has previously won. Enter as often as you wish. Multiple submissions okay, but we must be informed immediately of acceptances elsewhere. Finalists considered for publication.  Winners published in CUTTHROAT and announced on our website, in POETS & WRITERS and AWP CHRONICLE.  No relatives of or staff members of CUTTHROAT nor close friends, relatives and no students of judges are eligible to enter our contests.   See www.cutthroatmag.com  for more information.  WE RECOMMEND YOU READ A COPY OF CUTTHROAT BEFORE ENTERING OUR CONTESTS.

Our Final Judge This Year is Cornelius Eady.


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   Submit one short story  (5000 word limit/double s spaced) in 12 point fontNO AUTHOR NAME ALLOWED ON ANY MS. There is a $20 nonrefundable entry fee per submission. READING PERIOD: July 15, 2017- October 25, 2017.    UNPUBLISHED WORK ONLY!  No stories are eligible that have already won a prize.  No former CUTTHROAT prize-winning author may enter the contest he/or she has previously won. Enter as often as you wish. Multiple submissions okay, but we must be informed immediately of acceptances elsewhere. Finalists considered for publication.  Winners published in CUTTHROAT and announced on our website, in POETS & WRITERS and AWP CHRONICLE.  No relatives of or staff members of CUTTHROAT nor close friends, relatives and no students of judges are eligible to enter our contests.   See www.cutthroatmag.com  for more information.  WE RECOMMEND YOU READ A COPY OF CUTTHROAT BEFORE ENTERING OUR CONTESTS.

Final Judge is Lidia Yuknavich
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One essay or memoir piece (5000 word limit/double s spaced) in 12 point fontNO AUTHOR NAME ALLOWED ON ANY MS. There is a $20 nonrefundable entry fee per submission.  READING PERIOD: July 15, 2017- October 25, 2017.  UNPUBLISHED WORK ONLY!  No work that has already won a prize is eligible.  No former CUTTHROAT prize-winning author may enter the contest he/or she has previously won. Enter as often as you wish. Multiple submissions okay, but we must be informed immediately of acceptances elsewhere. Finalists considered for publication.  Winners published in CUTTHROAT and announced on our website, in POETS & WRITERS and AWP CHRONICLE.  No relatives of or staff members of CUTTHROAT nor close friends, relatives and no students of judges are eligible to enter our contests.   See www.cutthroatmag.com  for more information.  WE RECOMMEND YOU READ A COPY OF CUTTHROAT BEFORE ENTERING OUR CONTESTS.

FINAL JUDGE IS BRENDA PETERSON.


Submit only one group of 1-3 poems at a time unless you are asked to resubmit by an editor.  Send ONLY your finest writing.  We are open to all styles, but we favor poems with an edge, especially that address social justice.  Line limit:  100 lines per poem.  There is no reading fee.  Include a short bio note.  Give us three months to make a decision.  Thank you for your interest in our journal. 
Submit only one story at a time unless you are asked to resubmit by an editor.  Send ONLY your finest writing.  We are open to all styles, but we favor stories with an edge.  The word limit is 5000 words.  There is no reading fee.  Include a short bio note.  Give us three months to make a decision.  Thank you for your interest in our journal. 


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