a journal of the arts...

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 CUTTHROAT, A JOURNAL 
OF THE ARTS
P.O. Box 2414
   Durango, CO 81302

             **First Prize in each genre: $1200 and publication.** 
             **Second Prize in each genre: $250 and publication. **
                          **Honorable Mention:  Publication.** 

                                                   2019 JUDGES 
                            Joy Harjo Poetry Award:  Carolyn Forche
                     Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award:  Beth Alvarado
                       Barry Lopez Nonfiction Award:  Heid E. Erdrich
                            
Submit up to three unpublished poems (100 line limit each), one unpublished short story or creative nonfiction piece (5000 word limit), any subject, any style, between August 1, 2019 and midnight November 15, 2019.  
      SUBMIT ALL ENTRIES BY CLICKING AT THE BOTTOM 
                        OF THE SUBMISSIONS PAGE

                             WE DO NOT READ MAILED IN ENTRIES.  

Do not include a cover sheet. AUTHOR NAME MUST NOT APPEAR ANYWHERE ON THE ONLINE MS!  $20 entry fee. You will be instructed how to pay this by our submission service. All prose must be double-spaced. 12 point font. 
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            No relatives of or employees of CUTTHROAT,  no friends or students of j        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, 2019.
                                 
                       Thank you to all the writers who submitted last year!  



Worlds into words into WORLDS
**Due to the devastating California wildfires and a blizzard that swept Colorado & the Midwest, we are extending our deadline for the Joy Harjo Poetry Contest, Rick DeMarinis Short Story Contest and Barry Lopez Nonfiction Contest to November 15.**