CONTESTS WILL OPEN ON AUGUST 31ST.
**First Prize in each genre: $1500 and publication.**
**Second Prize in each genre: $300 and publication. **
**Honorable Mention: Publication.**
2021 FINAL JUDGES:
PATRICIA JABBEH WESLEY: JOY HARJO POETRY PRIZE
J. DREW LANHAM: BARRY LOPEZ NONFICTION PRIZE
JENNIFER GIVHAN: RICK DEMARINIS SHORT STORY PRIZE
Submit up to three unpublished poems (100 line limit each), one unpublished short story or creative nonfiction piece (5000 word limit), any subject, any style, between August 31, 2021 and midnight November 1, 2021.
SUBMIT ALL ENTRIES BY CLICKING AT THE BOTTOM
OF THE SUBMISSIONS PAGE
SORRY, WE DO NOT READ MAILED IN ENTRIES.
AUTHOR NAME MUST NOT APPEAR ANYWHERE ON THE SUBMISSION! $23 reading fee ($3 is charged by Submittable.) You will be instructed how to pay by our submission service. All prose must be double-spaced. 12 point font.
No relatives of or employees of CUTTHROAT, no friends, family or students of judges are eligible for prizes. No stories or poems or nonfiction
that have been published or that have won contests are eligible.
Winners will be notified by December 31, 2021.