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Three prizes of $2,000 each and possible publication in the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers journal, Literary Imagination, or its newsletter, Literary Matters, are given annually for a poem, a work of fiction, and a work of creative nonfiction. Submit three copies of a single poem or group of poems totaling no more than 150 lines, or a short story, essay, or excerpt of a novel or memoir of up to 25 pages with a $50 entry fee, which includes ALSCW membership and a subscription to Literary Imagination, by September 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers, Meringoff Awards, Catholic University of America, Marist Hall, 620 Michigan Avenue Northeast, Washington D.C. 20064.