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Three prizes of $1,500 each and publication in the Summer/Fall issue of Crab Orchard Review will be given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay on a theme. This year's theme is "the West Coast and Beyond." The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of up to five pages, a short story of up to 6,000 words, or an essay of up to 6,500 words that explores the people, places, history, and changes shaping the western states, commonwealths, and territories of the United States. The entry fee is $22.50, which includes a one-year subscription to Crab Orchard Review. The deadline is November 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Crab Orchard Review, English Department, Mail Code 4503, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901. Jon Tribble, Managing Editor.